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Innocence Project of Texas chief counsel Jeff Blackburn (left) celebrates with Charles Chatman in 2008 as Chatman leaves a Dallas courtroom cleared of a wrongful rape conviction that put Chatman behind bars for 27 years. Chatman paid Glasheen 25 percent of the money he received from Texas in compensation post-exoneration. Blackburn, meanwhile, has collected hundreds of thousands of dollars in "referral fees" for sending Innocence Project clients to private lawyers.