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A Project of the University of California Irvine Newkirk Center for Science & Society,
University of Michigan Law School & Michigan State University College of Law

To Search or Sort: Place the cursor over a column heading and click on the arrow arrow You can then sort in Ascending or Descending order or click on a particular value to select the cases in that category.

The two columns with "Tags" in their labels allow you to sort and search cases by each of several additional characteristics. To see more detailed definitions for some of these terms, hover over their full names or click on the links:

The six columns on the far right of this page display separately the Contributing Factors that are listed together on the Summary Page. To save space, we use abbreviations. To see definitions of these factors, click on their full names:

Tags displays 15 variables
for all exonerations

OM Tags displays 11 variables
for cases with Official Misconduct

  • PR: Prosecutor Misconduct
  • OF: Police Officer Misconduct
  • FA: Forensic Analyst Misconduct
  • CW: Child Welfare Worker Misconduct
  • WH: Withheld Exculpatory Evidence
  • NW: Misconduct That Is Not Withholding Evidence
  • KP: Knowingly Permitting Perjury
  • WT: Witness Tampering Or Misconduct Interrogating Co-defendant
  • INT: Misconduct In Interrogation of Exoneree
  • PJ: Perjury By Official
  • PL: Prosecutor Lied In Court

Age: The exoneree's age on the date of the reported crime

 

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Connected to: National Registry of Exonerations

The Filter finds cases that contain any of the words you enter if you check Or, or all of them if you check And. It is not a search that works with quotation marks. It does work with truncation, but not with truncation symbols such as * and !. It scans the Detailed and Summary Views, and the narrative summaries.

Note: An asterisk (*) in the column to the right of the "DNA" column means that the case is not included in the Innocence Project's list of DNA exonerations because post-conviction DNA evidence was not central to establishing innocence, and other non-DNA factors were essential to the exoneration.

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Tags
OM Tags
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AdamsDemetrius22BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale1 year20042020P/FAOM
AdamsSeneca20BlackILCookM, NCOF, WH, NW, PJAssaultProbation20062006P/FAOM
AdamsTari18BlackILCookM, NCOF, WH, NW, PJAssaultProbation20062006P/FAOM
AliChauncey37BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale1 year20072020P/FAOM
AllenLandon29BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation20042018P/FAOM
AlmondGeorge28BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale2 years20062018P/FAOM
AlvaradoVictor26HispanicILCookNC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale6 years20122013P/FAOM
ArmstrongCraig40BlackILCookNC, PSex Offender Registration1 year20052018ILD
BakerBen32BlackILCookCIU, IO, NCOF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale18 years20062016FCP/FAOM
BakerBen33BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale4 years20062016P/FAOM
BanksGregory20BlackILCookCDC, H, NCOF, WH, NW, WT, INT, PJMurder50 years19851990FCP/FAOM
BatesDavid18BlackILCookCDC, H, NCOF, WH, NW, WT, INT, PJMurder20 years19851995FCP/FAOM
BellDeandre23BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation20062018P/FAOM
BerryWilder20BlackILCookCV, NCSexual Assault35 years19922000P/FAILD
BlairHarvey35BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale4 years20052018P/FAOM
BorneMarcus19BlackILCookNC, PWeapon Possession or Sale2 years20042016
BrittonRobert38BlackILCookNCOF, NWSexual Assault50 years19962014FCP/FAOMILD
ByrdDarron28BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale1 year and 6 months20072019P/FAOM
CarterRaynard20BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years and 6 months20062019P/FAOM
CarterWilliam20BlackILCookCIU, NCOF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale9 years20072017P/FAOM
CeramiSean47WhiteILCookNC, POF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale4 years20122013P/FAOM
ChatmanCarl47BlackILCookCIU, NCPR, OF, WH, NW, INTSexual Assault30 years20042013FCP/FAOMILD
ColemanBobby22BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years20052018P/FAOM
ColemanJermaine19BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years20062019P/FAOM
ColvinCraig36BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale1 year and 6 months20042018P/FAOM
CurtisJoshua17BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years20052018P/FAOM
Delaney, Jr.Milton28BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale1 year20082018P/FAOM
DobbinsGregory25BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale3 years20042019P/FAOM
DotsonGary20WhiteILCookCV, NCFA, WH, NW, PJSexual Assault25 to 50 years19791989DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
ElsayedJessica21WhiteILCookF, NC, POF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or SaleProbation20122013P/FAOM
FarrisChristopher21BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years20042020P/FAOM
ForneyRobert44BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale5 years20072018P/FAOM
GarciaSergio24HispanicILCookNC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale11 years20122014P/FAOM
GibbsMarcus22BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale2 years20072017P/FAOM
GipsonLeonard26BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale3 years and four months20072017P/FAOM
GlennClarissa34BlackILCookCIU, F, IO, NC, POF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or SaleProbation20062016P/FAOM
GloverCleon23BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale3 years20062018P/FAOM
GordonKenneth40BlackILCookNCPR, OF, WH, NW, PJTheft9 years20022008P/FAOM
GrayAdam14WhiteILCookA, CIU, H, NCPR, OF, WH, NW, WT, INTMurderLife without parole19962017MWIDFCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
GreenDebra31BlackILCookF, M, NCOF, WH, NW, PJAssaultProbation20102011P/FAOM
HarrisNicole23BlackILCookCIU, CV, F, H, IO, NCOF, WH, NW, INTMurder30 years20052013FCOMILD
HarrisRodney15BlackILCookCV, NC, POF, NW, INTChild Sex Abuse15 years20022013FCOMILD
HarrisonStefon25BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale5 years20072020P/FAOM
HarveySydney47BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale4 years and 6 months20072019P/FAOM
HendersonRickey34BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale12 years20062018P/FAOM
HicksKenneth38BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale1 year and 6 months20072018P/FAOM
HuntBrian17BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation20082018P/FAOM
JacksonAllen22BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale1 year20062017P/FAOM
JamesShaun23BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale1 year20042017P/FAOM
JeffersonGoleather45BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale3 years and 6 months20062018P/FAOM
JeffersonThomas24BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years20052017P/FAOM
JohnsonZarice18BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale6 years20082019P/FAOM
KluppelbergJames18WhiteILCookA, CIU, CV, H, IO, NCPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, INTMurderLife19892012FCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
LewisDerrick25BlackILCookCIU, IO, NCOF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale6 years and 6 months20052019P/FAOM
LewisJamar22BlackILCookCIU, IO, NCPR, OF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale5 years20052017FCP/FAOM
LindseyRobert30BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale2 years20102019P/FAOM
LomaxLarry45BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation20032018P/FAOM
MartinWillie24BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale3 years and 6 months20072018P/FAOM
MayberryDavid35BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NW, PLDrug Possession or Sale1 year20062020P/FAOM
MaysAnthony24BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale2 years and 6 months20062020P/FAOM
McDanielsAnthony40BlackILCookCIU, IO, NCOF, WH, NW, PJWeapon Possession or Sale12 years20112018P/FAOM
McDonaldOctayvia17BlackILCookCIU, F, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation20052018P/FAOM
McNairyAndre44BlackILCookCIU, IO, NCOF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale9 years20092017P/FAOM
MooreJames45BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale1 year20062018P/FAOM
MoyeTerrence33BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years20082020P/FAOM
MunozCesar21HispanicILCookH, NCMurder45 years20002013F/MFEILD
NileJaJuan20BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale3 years20082020P/FAOM
OllieGeorge35BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale2 years20042018P/FAOM
O'NealJauan20BlackILCookNC, PWeapon Possession or Sale18 months20072018
PattersonJavon25BlackILCookNCOF, WH, NW, PJWeapon Possession or Sale6 years20072010P/FAOM
PayneCordero18BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale2 years20062019P/FAOM
PearsonMister Lucky27BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years20082018P/FAOM
PottsHasaan23BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale1 year and 6 months20032020P/FAOM
PowellBruce42BlackILCookCIU, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale2 years20092017P/FAOM
RaineyLee27BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation20032017P/FAOM
RelerfordWalter28BlackILCookNCStalking6 years20132018
RobinsonCalvin51BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale2 years20072020P/FAOM
RodriguezJuan23HispanicILCookCIU, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation20052019P/FAOM
SalcedoClaudia21HispanicILCookF, NCOF, WH, NW, PJAssaultProbation20052007P/FAOM
SalcedoGloria46HispanicILCookF, NCOF, WH, NW, PJAssaultProbation20052007P/FAOM
SalcedoTeresa17HispanicILCookF, NCOF, WH, NW, PJAssaultProbation20052007P/FAOM
SandersJamell17BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation20062017P/FAOM
SaundersFrank25BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years20072017P/FAOM
ScottChristopher23BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation20062017P/FAOM
ShawAnthony29BlackILCookNCRobbery6 years20122018P/FA
Shenault, Jr.Angelo18BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years20062018P/FAOM
Shenault, Jr.Angelo20BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years and 6 months20082018P/FAOM
Shenault, Sr.Angelo41BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years and 3 months20042018P/FAOM
SimsGermin29BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years20102019P/FAOM
SmithTaurus17BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation20042017P/FAOM
StokesAlhummza21BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale3 years20062020P/FAOM
StokesJabal22BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years20062019P/FAOM
ThomasHenry22BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years20032017P/FAOM
ThomasHenry26BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years20072019P/FAOM
ThomasNephus37BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years20082018P/FAOM
ThomasPhillip47BlackILCookCIU, IO, NCOF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale6 years20082017P/FAOM
ThompsonLapon29BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale2 years20072018P/FAOM
ThompsonTerrance36BlackILCookNCOF, WH, NW, PJWeapon Possession or Sale8 years20032006P/FAOM
WaddyAlvin21BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale3 years20072019P/FAOM
WalkerJermaine29BlackILCookNCOF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale10 to 22 years20062016P/FAOM
WalkerRussell30BlackILCookNC, POF, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale7 years20072017P/FAOM
WarrenGregory28BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation20072018P/FAOM
WeeklyIsaac23BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation20072018P/FAOM
White, Jr.Lionel17BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation20062017P/FAOM
White, Sr.Lionel33BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale5 years20062016P/FAOM
WilbournKim27BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale2 years20062019P/FAOM
WilbournVondell29BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale5 years and 6 months20052018P/FAOM
WilliamsEmmaline43BlackILCookCDC, CV, F, NCOF, WH, NW, WTChild Sex Abuse12 years19861995FCP/FAOMILD
WillisDeon33BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale2 Years20082018P/FAOMILD
WiseMartez23BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale1 year20072018P/FAOM