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  • Legislators propose raising conviction cap to $1 million 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 5:35 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - A bipartisan group of state lawmakers is moving to dramatically restructure compensation rules for people wrongly convicted in Wisconsin, introducing a bill Thursday that would raise the maximum payout from $25,000 to $1 million and remove exonerees' cases from the state's public court database.