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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 two columns with "Tags" in their labels allow you to sort and search cases by each of several additional characteristics. To see more detailed definitions for some of these terms, hover over their full names or click on the links:

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:

Tags displays 15 variables
for all exonerations

OM Tags displays 11 variables
for cases with Official Misconduct

  • PR: Prosecutor Misconduct
  • OF: Police Officer Misconduct
  • FA: Forensic Analyst Misconduct
  • CW: Child Welfare Worker Misconduct
  • WH: Withheld Exculpatory Evidence
  • NW: Misconduct That Is Not Withholding Evidence
  • KP: Knowingly Permitting Perjury
  • WT: Witness Tampering Or Misconduct Interrogating Co-defendant
  • INT: Misconduct In Interrogation of Exoneree
  • PJ: Perjury By Official
  • PL: Prosecutor Lied In Court

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
OM Tags
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AlvarezRoy38HispanicCALos AngelesPR, WHRobbery14 years19952002MWIDOMILD
ApplingRiolordo28BlackCALos AngelesAssaultNot sentenced20122013MWIDILD
ArteagaJose26HispanicCAOrangeM, PTheft116 days20162016DNA*MWID
AtkinsHerman19BlackCARiversideIOSexual Assault45 years and 8 months19882000DNAMWIDF/MFE
AtkinsTimothy17BlackCALos AngelesH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurder32 to Life19872007MWIDP/FAOM
AtlasGerald25BlackCALos AngelesPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PLAttempted Murder28 to life19901998MWIDP/FAOM
BarnerGlenn31BlackCALos AngelesPR, WHRobbery16 years19921993MWIDOMILD
BoothDarrell28BlackCAOrangeCDC, HMurder15 to Life20112017MWIDP/FAILD
BravoMark31HispanicCALos AngelesPR, OF, WH, NW, PJSexual Assault8 years19901994DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOMILD
CaldwellMaurice23BlackCASan FranciscoH, IOMurder27 to Life19912011MWIDILD
CarmonaArthur16HispanicCAOrangeOF, WH, NW, WTRobbery12 years19982000MWIDOMILD
CheungKum Yet29AsianCAAlamedaPR, WHAttempt, Violent29 years and 8 months19952002MWIDP/FAOMILD
ContrerasMarco20HispanicCALos AngelesCIU, IOAttempted MurderLife19972017MWID
CourtneyUriah25WhiteCASan DiegoCIU, CV, IOSexual AssaultLife20062013DNAMWID
CruzEfren22HispanicCASanta BarbaraHOF, WHMurder41 to Life19972001MWIDOM
CuevasRoberto21HispanicCALos AngelesIORobbery12 years20032008MWID
DayeFrederick Renee25BlackCASan DiegoSexual AssaultLife19841994DNAMWIDF/MFE
DiazLuis20HispanicCASanta ClaraCIUSexual Assault15 years19842012MWID
FoleyKenneth Wayne26WhiteCASanta ClaraCIU, IOPR, NWRobbery25 to Life19952007MWIDOM
GanttTimothy47BlackCALos AngelesHPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife without parole19942008MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
GoldsteinThomas Lee30WhiteCALos AngelesH, JIPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WTMurder25 to Life19802004MWIDP/FAOM
GomezAlfonso21HispanicCAOrangeHMurder41 to Life19982012MWID
GrajedaArthur19HispanicCALos AngelesHPR, WHMurder32 to life19871991MWIDP/FAOM
GrajedaSenon31HispanicCALos AngelesHPR, WHMurder45 to life19871993MWIDP/FAOM
GreenKevin Lee20WhiteCAOrangeCV, HMurder15 to Life19801996DNAMWID
GuilloryLavont21BlackCALos AngelesHOF, WHMurderLife19942005DNA*MWIDOM
HerreraBobby Paiste17HispanicCASanta ClaraPAssault5 years19982000MWIDP/FAILD
HowardDeAndre20BlackCALos AngelesHMurderLife20032013MWIDILD
HuntKenya17BlackCASan DiegoRobberyNot sentenced19911991MWID
HunterDarrell22BlackCAMarinHMurderLife without parole20002008MWID
JimenezArturo18HispanicCALos AngelesCV, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJMurder30 to life19952020MWIDP/FAOMILD
JohnsonAlbert K.30BlackCAContra CostaIOOF, WH, NW, WTSexual Assault24 years19922002DNAMWIDOM
KindleJason31BlackCALos AngelesRobbery70 to Life20002003MWIDILD
LarsenDaniel30WhiteCALos AngelesIOPR, OF, WH, NW, PJOther Nonviolent Felony28 to life19992014MWIDP/FAOMILD
LopezGeorge17HispanicCAOrangeRobbery13 years20002002MWIDILD
MadrigalRafael25HispanicCALos AngelesIOAttempted Murder53 to Life20022009MWIDILD
Martinez Jr.RubenHispanicCALos AngelesCIUPRRobbery40 years and 8 months20082019MWIDOMILD
McKinneyDeWayne19BlackCAOrangeHPR, NWMurderLife19812000MWIDOM
McNaryWillie Earl26BlackCASan DiegoAssault11 years and 8 months19841996MWID
McSherryLeonard37WhiteCALos AngelesCVChild Sex Abuse48 years19882001DNAMWIDF/MFE
MillaMarco19HispanicCALos AngelesHOF, WHMurderLife without parole20022015MWIDOM
MooreJoshua19WhiteCAOrangeRobbery12 years19992001MWIDILD
NickersonGlen29WhiteCASanta ClaraHOF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurderLife without parole19872003DNA*MWIDP/FAOM
OchoaJames19HispanicCAOrangePOF, NW, WTRobbery2 years20052006DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
OrtizArmando Rodriguez15HispanicCAFresnoHMurderLife20032007MWIDILD
PallaresJose18HispanicCAOrangePWeapon Possession or Sale2 years20052008DNAMWID
PerezJose19HispanicCAVenturaCIU, CV, PRobbery13 years20122019MWID
PerezRichard19HispanicCAOrangeRobberyNot sentenced20012001MWIDILD
PrattElmer21BlackCALos AngelesH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KPMurder25 to Life19721999MWIDP/FAOM
PuckettJeremy21BlackCASacramentoCDC, H, IOPR, WH, NW, PLMurderLife without parole20022020MWIDP/FAOMILD
QuindtDavid21WhiteCASacramentoCV, HMurderNot sentenced19992000MWID
Reed Deshawn26BlackCAAlamedaHPR, OF, NW, KP, PJMurderLife without parole20142017MWIDP/FAF/MFEOMILD
RegisterKash18BlackCALos AngelesH, IOOF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife without parole19792013MWIDP/FAOMILD
RoblesWillie18HispanicCASan DiegoRobberyNot sentenced19911991MWIDILD
RochaMario16HispanicCALos AngelesCV, HMurder35 to Life19982008MWIDILD
RodriguezJeffrey24HispanicCASanta ClaraRobbery25 to Life20032007MWIDF/MFEILD
Rollins, IVOfford17BlackCAKernCV, HPR, NWMurder29 to life19921996MWIDF/MFEOM
RosePeter37WhiteCASan JoaquinCV, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, WTChild Sex Abuse27 years19952005DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOMILD
RubalcavaLionel23HispanicCASanta ClaraCIU, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, WT, PJ, PLAttempted Murder31 to Life20032019MWIDP/FAOMILD
SermenoMiguel Angel38HispanicCASanta ClaraPR, OF, WH, NW, WTTraffic Offense8 months19951997MWIDP/FAOMILD
ShullGeorge Edward30WhiteCASanta ClaraCIU, IO, PSexual Assault5 years19892009MWID
Simmons IIITommy35BlackCALos AngelesHMurderLife19982003MWIDILD
SimsLennie Darrold24BlackCALos AngelesRobbery7 years19921994MWIDILD
SmithMichael32BlackCALos AngelesHPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife without parole19942009MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
TaylorAndreBlackCALos AngelesPR, OF, WH, NW, WT, PLAttempted Murder28 to life19901998MWIDP/FAOM
TobiasArt 13HispanicCALos AngelesH, IOOF, WH, NW, INTMurder25 years20132015MWIDFCOM
TomlinCharles26BlackCAKernCDC, HMurder25 to life19791994MWIDP/FAILD
TruloveJamal25BlackCASan FranciscoHPR, NWMurder50 to life20102015MWIDOMILD
TurnerKenneth30WhiteCASacramentoHMurderNot sentenced19951995MWID
VargasLuis29HispanicCALos AngelesCV, IOOF, WHSexual Assault55 years19992015DNAMWIDOM
WilliamsRichard18BlackCASacramentoCV, HPR, OF, NW, WTMurderLife without parole19982015MWIDOMILD
Williams, Jr.Johnny23BlackCAAlamedaCV, IOOF, NWChild Sex Abuse16 years20002013DNAMWIDFCOM
WilsonAndrew29BlackCALos AngelesH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurderLife without parole19862017MWIDP/FAOM