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Old 04-22-2017, 06:32 PM
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Default Supreme Court orders refunds for people whose criminal are overtrned

"People who are freed from prison when their convictions are reversed deserve a refund of what they paid in fees, court costs and restitution, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday" http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-n...419-story.html

Slip opinion from the U.S Supreme Court (4/19/2017) https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinion...-1256_5i36.pdf
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This is great! Perhaps the system will do its job more carefully now.
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