Once released, exonerees rejoin a society that they aren't prepared for and don't know much about. Hardened by their years in jail, many find it difficult to re-connect with their families and jobs can be hard to come by.
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That's the message from the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision vacating a $15 million dollar jury award for John Thompson, a Louisiana man who spent 14 years on death row before being exonerated.
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