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Dennis Allen and Stanley Mozee

Dennis Allen and Stanley Mozee

In 2000, Stanley Mozee and Dennis Allen were sentenced to life in prison for murder in Dallas, Texas. They were exonerated in 2019, after DNA tests failed to link them to the crime, witnesses recanted testimony that implicated both men, and evidence showed the police and prosecution concealed evidence. (Photo from Left: Stanley Mozee, Dallas CIU Chief Cynthia Garza, Dallas DA John Creuzot, Innocence Project Attorney Nina Morrison, and Dennis Allen)
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Elgerie Cash and Jennifer Weathington

Elgerie Cash and Jennifer Weathington

Elgerie Cash (left) and her daughter, Jennifer Weathington (right), both of Dallas, Georgia, were convicted in 2013 of murder in the death of Weathington’s boyfriend, Lennis Jones. Their convictions were overturned in 2014 because of ineffective assistance of counsel, and they were acquitted at a retrial in 2019 based on evidence that the victim had shot himself.
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Interactive Data Display

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Kenneth McPherson and Eric Simmons

Kenneth McPherson and Eric Simmons

In 1995, Kenneth McPherson (pictured with Baltimore's State Attorney) and Eric Simmons were sentenced to life in prison for a murder in Baltimore, Maryland. They were exonerated in 2019 with the help of the Baltimore conviction integrity unit after new witnesses confirmed they were not involved, and new evidence showed that the prosecution's only witness could not have seen the shooting from where she said she was.
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Recent Exonerations

Recent Exonerations

​We feature the latest exonerations here as we find them. Clockwise from top left: Huwe Burton, Catina Curley, Eric Blackmon, and David Bryant.
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Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson

In 2010, Eric Anderson was sentenced to 14 to 22 years in prison for armed robbery in Detroit, Michigan. He was exonerated in 2019 after the real robber admitted he committed the crime. (Photo from left: Michigan Innocence Clinic attorney Megan Richardson, Eric Anderson, and student attorney Jennifer Holthaus)
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