They should not only be released but automatically compensated for all financial losses, including lost wages and future lost income due to their reputation being ruined by the original conviction.
We should remember that some of these offenders are serving time for multiple offenses, only some of which they may be not guilty of.
i think it helps to show that:
a) humans can only act according to what they believe and that
(eg. the actions of the justice system either imprisoning or letting them go)
b) they can only believe what is evident to them at the time.
(eg. had to wait until new evidence materialized before they believed it. couldn’t just choose to believe the truth)