Budget stalemate prevents exonerees from getting compensation

Budget stalemate prevents exonerees from getting compensation
Budget stalemate prevents exonerees from getting compensation

Budget stalemate prevents exonerees from getting compensation

Thanks to the state budget stalemate, if you play the lottery and win more than $600, you get an IOU. But people who buy scratch-offs are just one of the groups affected by the political gridlock in Springfield. Another? Exonerees — people who were wrongfully convicted and then released from prison. Jarrett Adams, an adjunct professor at Loyola’s School of Law and an exoneree himself, joins us to discuss. (Flickr/Todd Ehlers)