Clifford Williams

Nathan Myers (left) and Clifford Williams (right) with smiles as they get ready to stand up in court
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The Florida House unanimously approved giving a Jacksonville man $2.15 million in reparations on Tuesday, after he served 43 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit.

Myers and Williams sitting at a table, smiling.
Abukar Adan / WJCT News

A Jacksonville man who spent 43 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit is closer to receiving over $2 million dollars in compensation after his claim bill passed the Florida Senate floor Tuesday morning. 

Florida Attorney General Reverses Course On Reparations For Wrongfully Convicted Jacksonville Man

Feb 14, 2020

The Florida attorney general’s office reversed course Saturday, announcing it was wrong to deny reparations to a Jacksonville man wrongfully convicted of murder.

The Office of Attorney General had previously a denied a petition to compensate Nathan Myers, who spent 43 years in prison for a murder Jacksonville prosecutors said he didn’t commit.