Like many legal questions, the answer is that it depends. Since you are in Wisconsin, I assume that your conviction also was in Wisconsin and therefore controlled by Wisconsin law. Under the Wisconsin statutes, section 775.05, "The claims board shall hear petitions for the relief of innocent persons who have been convicted of a crime." That provision further states that, "If the claims board finds that the petitioner was innocent and that he or she did not by his or her act or failure to...