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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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AdamsDarryl 25BlackTXDallasCIU, NC, P, IOSexual Assault25 years19922017DNA*P/FA
AdamsJarrett M.17BlackWIJeffersonNC, IOSexual Assault28 years20002007P/FAILD
AlowonleRilwan50BlackMNWashingtonNCSexual Assault4 years20072010P/FAILD
AndersonDavid34CaucasianPAVenangoNCSexual Assault5 to 15 years20012011OM
AtkinsKenneth16CaucasianFLMartinCV, NCSexual Assault10 years20042008P/FA
BanksBrian16BlackCALos AngelesCV, NC, P, IOSexual Assault6 years20032012P/FA
BaruxesKevin18CaucasianCASan DiegoNCSexual Assault18 to Life19962003P/FA
BerryWilder20BlackILCookCV, NCSexual Assault35 years19922000P/FAILD
BrittonRobert38BlackILCookNCSexual Assault50 years19962014FCILD
BumburyMichael23BlackNYBronxNCSexual Assault12 to Life19992002P/FAOM
ButlerRobert34BlackTNKnoxNCSexual AssaultLife19771995P/FAILD
CaballeroJuan31HispanicNDCassNCSexual Assault4 years19972008P/FA
CameronRonjon52CaucasianMABerkshireNC, IOSexual Assault12 to 16 years20032015DNAP/FAF/MFEILD
CarterRichy30BlackWAPierceNCSexual Assault14 months20072013P/FAF/MFEOM
ChatmanCarl47BlackILCookCIU, NCSexual Assault30 years20042013FCP/FAOMILD
ChretienRoland44CaucasianNHRockinghamNCSexual Assault6 to 12 years20042008P/FA
ClarkMark41CaucasianWAKingNCSexual AssaultNot sentenced19981999P/FA
CokerEdgar15BlackVAStaffordCV, NC, P, IOSexual Assault1 year and 5 months20072014P/FAILD
CridelleRichard41BlackNYSchenectadyNCSexual Assault20 years20102014P/FAILD
CrittleYvonne24CaucasianVANewport News CityCV, F, NCSexual Assault7 years19881997P/FA
CurryAlbert53BlackF-SDFED, NCSexual AssaultNot sentenced20022003P/FAOM
DavisAnthony20CaucasianIAPottawattamieCV, NCSexual AssaultNot sentenced19901992P/FAOM
DavisDewey53CaucasianWVKanawhaNCSexual Assault10 to 20 years19871995DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
DavisGerald26CaucasianWVKanawhaNCSexual Assault14 to 35 years19861995DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
DayCalvin59CaucasianTXBexarNCSexual AssaultProbation20132015P/FAOMILD
DeSimoneDavid45CaucasianIAClintonCV, NCSexual Assault15 years20052012P/FAOM
DotsonGary20CaucasianILCookCV, NCSexual Assault25 to 50 years19791989DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
EhrlickCasey19CaucasianMTYellowstoneNCSexual AssaultNot sentenced20152016P/FA
EllisAndre35BlackALPikeNCSexual Assault85 years20132014P/FAOM
EllisonJason23CaucasianKSDouglasNCSexual Assault23 years20062011P/FA
EubanksRonald25BlackTXDallasCIU, NC, P, IOSexual Assault10 years19922017DNA*P/FA
FarnbaughWilliam25CaucasianFLPascoNCSexual AssaultLife19972004P/FAILD
FillerVladek37CaucasianMEHancockNCSexual AssaultNot sentenced20092015P/FAOM
ForbesTodd35CaucasianF-MILFED, NCSexual Assault15 years19982006P/FA
GlassmanDonald36CaucasianNYNew YorkNCSexual AssaultNot sentenced20072009P/FAILD
GreenLafayette38BlackFLPalm BeachNCSexual Assault11 years19961997P/FA
GriffinPatrick40CaucasianNYNew YorkNCSexual Assault3.3 to 10 years19962000P/FAOM
GrissomJames43CaucasianMISt. ClairNCSexual Assault15 to 35 years20032012P/FA
HannonDonald18CaucasianIAPottawattamieCV, NCSexual AssaultNot sentenced19901992P/FAOM
HoganSamuel49BlackWIMilwaukeeNCSexual Assault6 years19951997P/FAILD
JovanovicOliver30CaucasianNYNew YorkNCSexual Assault15 to Life19982001P/FA
LackeyDan28CaucasianNYMadisonNCSexual Assault8 years20042007FCP/FAOMILD
LawtonSteve37CaucasianVANewport News CityCV, NCSexual Assault72 years19901997P/FA
LeeWilliam17BlackMIWayneNCSexual Assault15 to 30 years20072010DNA*P/FAOM
LewisNathaniel18BlackOHSummitNCSexual Assault8 years19972004P/FA
LoftinTyrone48BlackNYOnondagaNCSexual Assault17 years20082010P/FA
MaestasCharles39HispanicNMRio ArribaNCSexual Assault3 years20032007P/FAILD
McCaffreyWilliam28CaucasianNYNew YorkNC, IOSexual Assault20 years20062009P/FA
MontgomeryJohnathan14CaucasianVAHamptonCV, NC, IOSexual Assault7 years and 6 months20082013P/FA
MoralesRaul41HispanicNYBronxNCSexual Assault12 1/2 to 25 years19881997P/FA
MorseBarney61CaucasianMTDeer LodgeNCSexual Assault5 years20132015
MurphyThomas40CaucasianWIWoodNCSexual Assault20 years19992001P/FAF/MFEILD
PalazzoloJohn48CaucasianMIWayneNCSexual Assault6 to 15 years20062012P/FAILD
PalladinoJohn41CaucasianCTNew LondonNCSexual Assault3 years20002002P/FA
PetersonMark29CaucasianWIWinnebagoNCSexual AssaultNot sentenced19901990FCOM
PetrossiTed40CaucasianUTUtahNCSexual Assault5 to life19961998P/FA
PrineasAnthony21CaucasianWIWalworthNCSexual Assault10 years20042012P/FA
PurtellDaniel21CaucasianPACentreNCSexual Assault3 1/2 to 6 years20022004P/FA
SchmiederJeff41CaucasianWAKingNCSexual AssaultNot sentenced19981999P/FA
StewartNicholas29CaucasianF-MILFED, NCSexual Assault2 years20092012
SullivanBryan31CaucasianF-MILFED, NCSexual Assault7 years20162017P/FA
ThompsonPatrick35BlackILChampaignNCSexual AssaultNot sentenced20062008P/FAOMILD
TownsendBobby43BlackMSWebsterNCSexual Assault30 years19992001P/FAOMILD
VasquezReinaldo45HispanicNDCassNCSexual Assault20 years19972005P/FA
VerkuilenMaxwell25CaucasianWIOutagamieNCSexual Assault4 years20032007P/FAF/MFEILD
VillasanaArmand44HispanicMOGreeneNCSexual AssaultNot sentenced19992000DNAP/FAOM
WallsGeorge39BlackPAAlleghenyNCSexual Assault5 to 10 years20032011P/FAILD
WestlyWilliam47BlackNYBronxJI, NCSexual Assault20 to Life19992002P/FAOM
WhiteMichael35Native AmericanNYErieNCSexual Assault5 years20062015DNA*P/FA
WilliamsVictor32BlackWIJacksonCV, NCSexual Assault12 years20122014P/FAOM
Wright, Jr.Harold32BlackWAPierceNCSexual Assault6 months20072013P/FAF/MFEOM