Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Sign In

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

| Summary View | Detailed View |


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
Count= 8
BraunskillClarence38BlackNYSuffolkDrug Possession or Sale20 to 40 years19901997MWID
CruzJerome24HispanicNYKingsNCDrug Possession or Sale1 year20072007P/FAOM
JamesMaurice27BlackNYMonroeDrug Possession or Sale1 1/2 to 3 years19901992P/FAOM
MitchelAlbert42BlackNYKingsNC, PDrug Possession or SaleNot sentenced20072008P/FAOM
SmytheJamar30BlackNYWestchesterDrug Possession or Sale15 years20132015P/FAOM
WestbrooksLashane29BlackNYKingsNCDrug Possession or Sale3.5 years20072007P/FAOM
WigfallCarlton46BlackNYNew YorkDrug Possession or Sale4 years20112016P/FAOM
WoodleyCollin30CaucasianNYSuffolkDrug Possession or Sale10 to 20 years19901998MWID