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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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BradfordTed23Native AmericanWAYakimaSexual Assault10 years19962010DNAMWIDFC
CorbineMaurice30Native AmericanWISawyerNCTraffic Offense6 years20112015P/FAOMILD
CroyNorma Jean23Native AmericanCASiskiyouF, HMurderLife19791997ILD
CroyPatrick23Native AmericanCASiskiyouHMurderDeath19792004
EmoryMalcolm19Native AmericanMASuffolkNCAssaultProbation19701990P/FAOM
FreseGeorge20Native AmericanAKFairbanksCDC, CV, H, JI, IOMurder40 years19992015MWIDFCP/FAF/MFEOM
GregoryWassillie48Native AmericanAKBethelM, NC, PHarassmentProbation20142015P/FAOM
IshamRommain31Native AmericanWIDouglasCV, NCChild Sex Abuse10 years19902010P/FA
JamesErnestine42Native AmericanF-WA(Western)FED, F, HManslaughterProbation19951999
MurphyMichelle17Native AmericanOKTulsaCV, F, H, IOMurderLife without parole19952014DNA*FCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
OlebarBrandon19Native AmericanWAKingIORobbery16 years and 6 months20032013MWID
PeaseKevin19Native AmericanAKFairbanksCDC, CV, H, JI, IOMurder60 years19992015MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
RobertsMarvin19Native AmericanAKFairbanksCDC, CV, H, JI, IOMurder33 years19992015MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
VentEugene17Native AmericanAKFairbanksCDC, CV, H, JI, IOMurder38 years19992015MWIDFCP/FAF/MFEOM
WhiteMichael35Native AmericanNYErieNCSexual Assault5 years20062015DNA*P/FA