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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.

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BolstadDaniel37CaucasianWILa CrosseIOSexual Assault20 years20072015MWIDP/FAILD
CameronRonjon52CaucasianMABerkshireIO, NCSexual Assault12 to 16 years20032015DNAP/FAF/MFEILD
DayCalvin59CaucasianTXBexarNCSexual AssaultProbation20132015P/FAOMILD
FillerVladek37CaucasianMEHancockNCSexual AssaultNot sentenced20092015P/FAOM
GonzalezAngel20HispanicILLakeCIU, IOSexual Assault55 years19952015DNAMWIDFC
McAlisterMichael29CaucasianVARichmond CityIOSexual Assault35 years19862015MWID
McInnisEdward27BlackNCScotlandIO, PSexual AssaultLife19882015DNAFCP/FAILD
MorseBarney61CaucasianMTDeer LodgeNCSexual Assault5 years20132015
VargasLuis29HispanicCALos AngelesCV, IOSexual Assault55 years19992015DNAMWIDOM
WhiteMichael35Native AmericanNYErieNCSexual Assault5 years20062015DNA*P/FA