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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 column labeled "Tags" allows you to sort and search cases by each of several additional common characteristics. To see the definitions of these terms, click on their full names:  ​

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:

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.

Race
Tags
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AdamsAnthony26HispanicCALos AngelesH, PManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
AlvarezJesse19HispanicCALos AngelesH, PManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
AlvarezJorge23HispanicCALos AngelesH, PManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
AlvarezRoy38HispanicCALos AngelesRobbery14 years19952002MWIDOMILD
AnthonyObie19BlackCALos AngelesH, IOMurderLife without parole19952011P/FAOMILD
ApplingRiolordo28BlackCALos AngelesAssaultNot sentenced20122013MWIDILD
AtkinsTimothy17BlackCALos AngelesH, IOMurder32 to Life19872007MWIDP/FAOM
AtlasGerald25BlackCALos AngelesAttempted Murder28 years to life19901998MWIDP/FAOM
BanksBrian16BlackCALos AngelesCV, NC, P, IOSexual Assault6 years20032012P/FA
BarnerGlenn31BlackCALos AngelesRobbery16 years19921993MWIDOMILD
BravoMark31HispanicCALos AngelesSexual Assault8 years19901994DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOMILD
BryantJames38BlackCALos AngelesNCDrug Possession or Sale12 years19972000P/FAOM
CarrilloFranky16HispanicCALos AngelesCV, H, IOMurderLife19922011P/FAOM
ChanceClarence23BlackCALos AngelesH, JI, IOMurderLife19751992P/FAOM
ColeReggie18BlackCALos AngelesHMurderLife19942009P/FAOMILD
ContrerasMarco20HispanicCALos AngelesCIU, IOAttempted MurderLife19972017MWID
CortezArturo34HispanicCALos AngelesDrug Possession or Sale7 years19982003P/FAOMILD
CuevasRoberto21HispanicCALos AngelesIORobbery12 years20032008MWID
DavalosLuis16HispanicCALos AngelesH, PManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
DominguezJonathan15HispanicCALos AngelesNCAssaultNot sentenced20062006P/FAOM
FunesJeffery15HispanicCALos AngelesNCAssaultNot sentenced20062006P/FAOM
GanttTimothy47BlackCALos AngelesHMurderLife without parole19942008MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
GoldsteinThomas Lee30CaucasianCALos AngelesH, JIMurder25 to Life19802004MWIDP/FAOM
GonzalezDaniel18HispanicCALos AngelesNC, PAssaultNot sentenced20062007P/FAOM
GrajedaArthur19HispanicCALos AngelesHMurder32 years to life19871991MWIDP/FAOM
GrajedaSenon31HispanicCALos AngelesHMurder45 years to life19871993MWIDP/FAOM
GreenWillie Earl31BlackCALos AngelesH, IOMurder33 to Life19842008P/FAOM
GuilloryLavont21BlackCALos AngelesHMurderLife19942005DNA*MWIDOM
HallHarold37BlackCALos AngelesH, JIMurderLife19902004FCP/FAOM
HerreraJuan21HispanicCALos AngelesHMurder80 to life19992006P/FAILD
HowardDeAndre20BlackCALos AngelesHMurderLife20032013MWIDILD
JenningsRaymond25CaucasianCALos AngelesCIU, HMurder40 to life20092017F/MFEILD
JonesDavid Allen32BlackCALos AngelesH, IOMurder36 to Life19952004DNAFC
KindleJason31BlackCALos AngelesRobbery70 to Life20002003MWIDILD
LarsenDaniel30CaucasianCALos AngelesIOOther Nonviolent Felony28 to life19992014MWIDP/FAOMILD
LiskerBruce17CaucasianCALos AngelesH, JIMurder16 to Life19852009P/FAF/MFEOM
MadrigalRafael25HispanicCALos AngelesIOAttempted Murder53 to Life20022009MWIDILD
McSherryLeonard37CaucasianCALos AngelesCVChild Sex Abuse48 years19882001DNAMWID
MellenSusan42CaucasianCALos AngelesF, H, IOMurderLife without parole19982014P/FAOMILD
MenendezCeaser23HispanicCALos AngelesH, PManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
MikesMelvin19BlackCALos AngelesHMurder25 to Life19851992ILD
MillaMarco19HispanicCALos AngelesHMurderLife without parole20022015MWIDOM
MirandaAdam21HispanicCALos AngelesH, PMurderLife19832009P/FAOM
MorrisOscar33BlackCALos AngelesHMurderDeath19832000P/FAOM
NewburnCalvin26BlackCALos AngelesNCDrug Possession or Sale7 years19971999P/FAOM
O'ConnellFrank25CaucasianCALos AngelesH, IOMurder25 to Life19852012P/FAOM
OrtizJuan44HispanicCALos AngelesFraud5 years20052010
PinedaLisa26HispanicCALos AngelesF, HMurder40 years to life20052009
PoulosMichelle33CaucasianCALos AngelesF, IO, NC, PThreats2 years20012017P/FAOM
PowellBenny26BlackCALos AngelesH, JI, IOMurderLife19751992P/FAOM
PrattElmer21BlackCALos AngelesH, IOMurder25 to Life19721999MWIDP/FAOM
RegisterKash18BlackCALos AngelesH, IOMurderLife without parole19792013MWIDP/FAOMILD
RobinsonEric23BlackCALos AngelesHMurderLife19942007DNA*P/FAOM
RochaMario16HispanicCALos AngelesCV, HMurder35 to Life19982008MWIDILD
ShorttJames21BlackCALos AngelesCDC, H, JIMurderLife without parole19822010P/FAOM
Simmons IIITommy35BlackCALos AngelesHMurderLife19982003MWIDILD
SimsLennie Darrold24BlackCALos AngelesRobbery7 years19921994MWIDILD
SmithJohn Edward18BlackCALos AngelesCV, H, IOMurderLife19942012P/FAOMILD
SmithMichael32BlackCALos AngelesHMurderLife without parole19942009MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
TaylorAndreBlackCALos AngelesAttempted Murder28 years to life19901998MWIDP/FAOM
ThomasCherice18BlackCALos AngelesF, HMurder25 to Life20092012P/FAILD
VargasLuis29HispanicCALos AngelesCV, IOSexual Assault55 years19992015DNAMWIDOM
WilsonAndrew29BlackCALos AngelesH, IOMurderLife without parole19862017MWIDP/FAOM