Posted: October 22, 2010 11:26 AM
"I almost feel like crying from the joy," Green, 45, said. "It's great for the state to acknowledge something I tried to tell them from the get-go."The wrongful conviction ruling paves the way for Green to receive more than $2 million from the state, according to the Houston Chronicle. If Green is awarded the money by the end of the year, his attorney said it would be taxed. But if the law is changed next session, his settlement could be retroactive and tax-free.
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