Board Secretary Herman Lindsey was in Tallahassee, FL yesterday to support fair compensation laws for exonerees. Herman has been working hard with Florida government officials to get these laws past despite the fact that they will not provide him with any compensation.
“We have to sit there and watch people executed and we have to wonder one day are we are going to be the ones that are executed. Then the glorious day comes where our innocence has been found and we are released,” Lindsey said. “Then we have to fight for compensation. We already don’t get apologies ... I never received an apology.”
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