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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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AbdalWarith Habib43BlackNYErieIOSexual Assault20 to Life19831999DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
AlejandroGilbert35HispanicTXUvaldeSexual Assault12 years19901994DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
AndersonDavid34CaucasianPAVenangoNCSexual Assault5 to 15 years20012011OM
BauerChester26CaucasianMTSilver BowSexual Assault30 years19831997DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
BaylorRonnie25BlackCARiversideSexual Assault16 years19871996FCOMILD
BragdonAnthony19BlackDCCVSexual Assault30 years19922003MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
BravoMark31HispanicCALos AngelesSexual Assault8 years19901994DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOMILD
BridgesTimothy22CaucasianNCMecklenburgIOSexual AssaultLife19912016DNA*P/FAF/MFEOM
BriscoeJohnny28BlackMOSt. LouisIOSexual Assault45 years19832006DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
BrownDennis16BlackLASt. TammanyIOSexual AssaultLife19852005DNAMWIDFCF/MFEOM
BrysonDavid28CaucasianOKOklahomaSexual Assault85 years19832003DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
BumburyMichael23BlackNYBronxNCSexual Assault12 to Life19992002P/FAOM
CarterRichy30BlackWAPierceNCSexual Assault14 months20072013P/FAF/MFEOM
ChapmanVernon23BlackLASt. TammanySexual AssaultLife19801994MWIDOM
CharlesUlysses Rodriguez30BlackMASuffolkSexual Assault80 years19842001DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
ChatmanCarl47BlackILCookCIU, NCSexual Assault30 years20042013FCP/FAOMILD
ClarkRobert20BlackGACobbIOSexual AssaultLife19822005DNAMWIDOM
ColemanChristopher20BlackILPeoriaCDC, CV, IOSexual Assault60 years19952014MWIDP/FAOM
CurryAlbert53BlackF-SDFED, NCSexual AssaultNot sentenced20022003P/FAOM
DanzigerRichard18CaucasianTXTravisCDC, IOSexual AssaultLife19902002DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
DavisAnthony20CaucasianIAPottawattamieCV, NCSexual AssaultNot sentenced19901992P/FAOM
DavisDewey53CaucasianWVKanawhaSexual Assault10 to 20 years19871995DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
DavisGerald26CaucasianWVKanawhaSexual Assault14 to 35 years19861995DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
DayCalvin59CaucasianTXBexarNCSexual AssaultProbation20132015P/FAOMILD
DedgeWilton20CaucasianFLBrevardJISexual Assault30 years19822004DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
DeSimoneDavid45CaucasianIAClintonCV, NCSexual Assault15 years20052012P/FAOM
DiamondGarry24CaucasianVAPrince WilliamCV, IOSexual Assault15 years19772013DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
DominguezAlejandro16HispanicILLakeSexual Assault9 years19902002DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
DoswellThomas24BlackPAAlleghenySexual Assault13 to 26 years19862005DNAMWIDOM
DotsonGary20CaucasianILCookCV, NCSexual Assault25 to 50 years19791989DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
EllisAndre35BlackALPikeNCSexual Assault85 years20132014P/FAOM
EnnisSean39CaucasianOHFranklinSexual Assault5 to 25 years19901994MWIDOM
EvansJerry Lee24BlackTXDallasCIUSexual AssaultLife19872009DNAMWIDOM
FillerVladek37CaucasianMEHancockNCSexual AssaultNot sentenced20092015P/FAOM
FountainWiley28BlackTXDallasSexual Assault40 years19862003DNAMWIDOM
FreyJoseph31CaucasianWIWinnebagoIOSexual AssaultLife19942013DNAMWIDOM
GardnerJimmie20BlackWVKanawhaSexual Assault33 years to life19902016P/FAF/MFEOM
GilesJames Curtis26BlackTXDallasIOSexual Assault30 years19832007DNAMWIDOM
GillardLarry22BlackILCookIOSexual Assault24 years19842009DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
GillispieRoger Dean23CaucasianOHMontgomeryIOSexual Assault22 to 56 years19912017MWIDOM
GoodDonald Wayne21CaucasianTXDallasCVSexual AssaultLife19842004DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
GreenAnthony Michael22BlackOHCuyahogaIOSexual Assault20 to 50 years19882001DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
GregoryWilliam42BlackKYJeffersonIOSexual Assault70 years19932000DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
GriffinPatrick40CaucasianNYNew YorkNCSexual Assault3.3 to 10 years19962000P/FAOM
HamptonPatrick18BlackILCookSexual Assault60 years19822011MWIDP/FAOMILD
HannonDonald18CaucasianIAPottawattamieCV, NCSexual AssaultNot sentenced19901992P/FAOM
HarrisWilliam17BlackWVKanawhaSexual Assault10 to 20 years19871995DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
HatchettNathaniel17BlackMIMacombIOSexual Assault25 to 40 years19982008DNAMWIDFCF/MFEOM
HillJames17BlackINLakeSexual Assault35 years19822009MWIDP/FAOM
HollandDana25BlackILCookIOSexual Assault90 years19972003DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
HonakerEdward33CaucasianVANelsonIOSexual AssaultLife19851994DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
JeanLesly22BlackNCOnslowSexual AssaultLife19821991DNAMWIDOM
JohnsonAlbert K.30BlackCAContra CostaIOSexual Assault24 years19922002DNAMWIDOM
JohnsonLarry30BlackMOSt. Louis CityIOSexual AssaultLife19842002DNAMWIDOM
JonesRobert19BlackLAOrleansCDC, IOSexual AssaultLife without parole19962017MWIDP/FAOM
KotlerKerry22CaucasianNYSuffolkSexual Assault25 to 50 years19821992DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
LackeyDan28CaucasianNYMadisonNCSexual Assault8 years20042007FCP/FAOMILD
LeeWilliam17BlackMIWayneNCSexual Assault15 to 30 years20072010DNA*P/FAOM
LoweryEddie22CaucasianKSRileySexual Assault11 to Life19822003DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOM
LyonsMarcus29BlackILDuPageSexual Assault6 years19882007DNAMWIDOM
MayesLarry30BlackINLakeIOSexual Assault80 years19822001DNAMWIDOM
McCrayAntron14BlackNYNew YorkCDC, IOSexual Assault5 to 10 years19902002DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOM
McGowanThomas24BlackTXDallasCIU, IOSexual AssaultLife19852008DNAMWIDOM
MillerJerry23BlackILCookIOSexual Assault45 years19822007DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
MillerNeil22BlackMASuffolkIOSexual Assault26 to 45 years19902000DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
MooreClarence36BlackNJAtlanticIOSexual AssaultLife19872006MWIDOM
O'DonnellJames32CaucasianNYRichmondSexual Assault3 1/2 to 7 years19982000DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
O'NealJohnnie25BlackNYNew YorkCIUSexual Assault10 to 20 years19852013MWIDP/FAOM
PeacockFreddie26BlackNYMonroeIOSexual Assault5 years19762010DNAMWIDFCP/FAOM
PendletonMarlon35BlackILCookIOSexual Assault20 years19962006DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
PetersonMark29CaucasianWIWinnebagoNCSexual AssaultNot sentenced19901990FCOM
PhillipsSteven22CaucasianTXDallasCIU, IOSexual Assault40 years19822008DNAMWIDOM
PierceJeffrey Todd23CaucasianOKOklahomaSexual Assault65 years19862001DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
PopeDavid Shawn23CaucasianTXDallasSexual Assault45 years19862001DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
PorterMichael26CaucasianFLPascoSexual AssaultLife19882002MWIDOM
PowellAnthony23BlackMASuffolkSexual Assault12 to 20 years19922004DNAMWIDOM
ReynoldsDonald20BlackILCookSexual Assault69 years19881997DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
RichardsonKevin14BlackNYNew YorkCDC, IOSexual Assault5 to 10 years19902002DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOM
RollinsLafonso17BlackILCookSexual Assault75 years19942004DNAMWIDFCOMILD
RuffinJulius28BlackVANorfolk CitySexual AssaultLife19822003DNAMWIDOM
SalaamYusef14BlackNYNew YorkCDC, IOSexual Assault5 to 10 years19902002DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOM
SalazarBen23HispanicTXTravisSexual Assault30 years19921997DNAMWIDOM
SantanaRaymond14HispanicNYNew YorkCDC, IOSexual Assault5 to 10 years19902002DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOM
SarsfieldEric23CaucasianMAMiddlesexSexual Assault10 to 15 years19872000DNAMWIDP/FAOM
SawyerThomas49CaucasianMIHillsdaleJISexual Assault22 to 32 years19922003MWIDP/FAOM
ShombergForest38CaucasianWIDaneIOSexual Assault12 years20032009DNA*MWIDOM
SnyderWalter20BlackVAArlingtonIOSexual Assault45 years19861993DNAMWIDFCP/FAOM
StarksBennie26BlackILLakeIOSexual Assault60 years19862013DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
SuttonJosiah16BlackTXHarrisSexual Assault25 years19992004DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
SwiftWalter21BlackMIWayneIOSexual Assault30 to 55 years19822008MWIDF/MFEOMILD
TalleyDell23BlackVAHenricoSexual AssaultNot sentenced19911991MWIDOMILD
ThompsonPatrick35BlackILChampaignNCSexual AssaultNot sentenced20062008P/FAOMILD
ToneySteven35BlackMOSt. LouisIOSexual AssaultLife19831996DNAMWIDOMILD
TownsendBobby43BlackMSWebsterNCSexual Assault30 years19992001P/FAOMILD
ValdezGilbert17HispanicTXBexarCV, PSexual AssaultProbation19972012OMILD
VargasLuis29HispanicCALos AngelesCV, IOSexual Assault55 years19992015DNAMWIDOM
VillasanaArmand44HispanicMOGreeneNCSexual AssaultNot sentenced19992000DNAP/FAOM
VonAllmenMichael24CaucasianKYJeffersonIOSexual Assault35 years19822010MWIDOM
WardellBilly21BlackILCookSexual Assault69 years19881997DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
WatkinsJohn19CaucasianAZMaricopaPSexual Assault14 years20042010DNAMWIDFCOM
WebsterBernard18BlackMDBaltimoreSexual Assault30 years19832002DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
WestlyWilliam47BlackNYBronxJI, NCSexual Assault20 to Life19992002P/FAOM
WhitfieldArthur Lee26BlackVANorfolk CitySexual Assault63 years19822009DNAMWIDOM
WilliamsDarrell21BlackOKPayneSexual AssaultProbation20122014MWIDOM
WilliamsVictor32BlackWIJacksonCV, NCSexual Assault12 years20122014P/FAOM
WillisJohn42BlackILCookSexual AssaultLife19931999DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
WilsonEric21CaucasianVANorfolk CityCDCSexual Assault8 1/2 years19992017FCP/FAOM
WiseKorey16BlackNYNew YorkCDC, IOSexual Assault5 to 15 years19902002DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOM
WoodallGlen28CaucasianWVCabellSexual AssaultLife19871992DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
WriceStanley28BlackILCookIOSexual AssaultLife19832013FCP/FAOM
Wright, Jr.Harold32BlackWAPierceNCSexual Assault6 months20072013P/FAF/MFEOM
WyattRickey Dale25BlackTXDallasCIU, IOSexual Assault99 years19812012DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOMILD
WyniemkoKenneth43CaucasianMIMacombIOSexual Assault40 to 60 years19942003DNAMWIDOM
YorkKenneth38CaucasianMOVernonSexual AssaultLife without parole19942010DNAMWIDOM