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Reports to the Arkansas Bar by the Faculty of the University of Arkansas School of Law.

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Jason Paul Bailey

Jason Paul Bailey is a recent graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law and currently serves as an Equal Justice Works Fellow and Associate Counsel at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in Washington, D.C. The author thanks Professor Tiffany Murphy and Dean Brian Gallini for their assistance and contributions to this article. The views expressed here are solely those of the author in his private capacity and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Lawyers’ Committee.

Paying the Price for Injustice: The Case for Enacting a Wrongful Conviction Compensation Statute in Arkansas

“[I]f, in spite of [the] practical precautions against error, an innocent man is convicted of a crime, and it is later established that he had no connection with it, the least that the state can do to vindicate itself is to […]