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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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AjamuKwame17BlackOHCuyahogaH, IOOF, WH, NW, WTMurderDeath19752014P/FAOM
AldridgeRobert24WhiteOHMontgomeryCSH, CV, NCPR, OF, WH, NW, WTChild Sex AbuseLife19851997P/FAOM
AyersDavid42BlackOHCuyahogaH, IO, JIOF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife without parole20002011DNAP/FAOM
Baker, Sr.Patrick40WhiteOHSanduskyCDCOF, WH, NW, WTBurglary/Unlawful Entry5 years20152019P/FAOM
BeckettDale33BlackOHLucasH, JIPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJMurder15 to Life19972003MWIDP/FAOM
BelcherMichael21WhiteOHFranklinHPR, NWManslaughter20 years19992001OMILD
BridgemanWiley20BlackOHCuyahogaH, IOOF, WH, NW, WTMurderDeath19752014P/FAOM
CelestinoJuan41HispanicOHSanduskyCV, NC, PHPR, CW, NW, WTChild Sex AbuseLife19911995P/FAOM
D'AmbrosioJoe26WhiteOHCuyahogaCDC, HPR, WHMurderDeath19892012P/FAF/MFEOM
DempseyJack33WhiteOHCuyahogaAOF, WHArson10 to 25 years19962007OMILD
EllingtonTyrone31BlackOHMahoningCVOF, WH, NW, WTChild Sex AbuseLife19891991MWIDOM
EnnisSean39WhiteOHFranklinCVPR, WHSexual Assault5 to 25 years19901994MWIDOM
GillispieRoger Dean23WhiteOHMontgomeryIOPR, OF, WH, NW, WTSexual Assault22 to 56 years19912017MWIDOM
GloverLaurese16BlackOHCuyahogaH, IOPR, WHMurder15 to life19962016F/MFEOM
GondorRobert24WhiteOHPortageCDC, HPR, WHManslaughter10 to 25 years19902007P/FAF/MFEOMILD
GravesAlbert20BlackOHLorainPR, NWDrug Possession or Sale11 years20082014OM
GreenAnthony Michael22BlackOHCuyahogaIOOF, FA, WH, NW, WT, PJSexual Assault20 to 50 years19882001DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
HairstonKim32BlackOHFranklinHPR, WH, NW, PLMurderLife19931995P/FAOM
HarrisAnthony12BlackOHTuscarawasCV, HOF, NW, INTMurder7 years19992000FCOM
HowardTimothy23BlackOHFranklinH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJ, PLMurderDeath19772003MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
JacksonCharles27BlackOHCuyahogaCIU, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WTMurder30 to life19912019MWIDP/FAOM
JacksonRicky18BlackOHCuyahogaH, IOOF, WH, NW, WTMurderDeath19752014P/FAOM
JamesGary Lamar23BlackOHFranklinH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJ, PLMurderDeath19772003MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
JamisonDerrick23BlackOHHamiltonCDC, HPR, WH, NWMurderDeath19852005P/FAOM
JohnsonEugene17BlackOHCuyahogaH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurder18 to life19962016MWIDF/MFEOM
JohnstonDale49WhiteOHHockingHPR, WHMurderDeath19841990MWIDF/MFEOM
JonesDewey30WhiteOHSummitH, IO, JIPR, WHMurderLife19952014DNA*MWIDP/FAOM
LarkinsRonald33BlackOHCuyahogaCDC, HPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WTMurderLife without parole19862006P/FAOM
LeFeverVirginia37WhiteOHLickingF, H, NCFA, WH, NW, PJMurderLife19902011P/FAF/MFEOM
LemonsAnthony19BlackOHCuyahogaHPR, WH, NW, KPMurder21 to life19952014P/FAOM
McClainAnthony35BlackOHHamiltonCV, HOF, WHMurder18 to life19952006OM
MillerChristopher24BlackOHCuyahogaCIU, IOOF, WH, NW, PJSexual Assault40 years20022018DNAMWIDP/FAOM
MooreKenneth45WhiteOHPikeH, PPR, WHMurder15 to Life19952004OM
NeiningerTimothy18WhiteOHTuscarawasCV, NCPR, WHChild Sex Abuse1 year and 6 months19932000P/FAOM
SeiberGeorge41WhiteOHCuyahogaPR, WHAssault10 to 25 years19871999MWIDP/FAOM
SillerThomas41WhiteOHCuyahogaCDC, H, IOFA, WH, NW, PJMurder30 to life19982011DNA*P/FAF/MFEOM
SwalleyTerry39WhiteOHAshtabulaNCOF, WH, NW, WTDrug Possession or Sale2 years20102015P/FAOM
ThomasTeresa29BlackOHAthensF, H, NCPR, WHMurder18 to life19931997OM
TinneyGlenn26WhiteOHRichlandH, P, IOPR, WHMurder15 to life19922015FCOM
WheattDerrick17BlackOHCuyahogaH, IOPR, WHMurder18 to life19962016F/MFEOM
WilcoxJennifer20WhiteOHMontgomeryCSH, CV, F, NCPR, OF, WH, NW, WTChild Sex AbuseLife19851997P/FAOM
WilliamsEdward25BlackOHSummitNCOF, WH, NW, PJAssaultProbation19972015P/FAOM
WilliamsJimmy20BlackOHSummitCVOF, NW, WTChild Sex AbuseLife19912001MWIDF/MFEOM
ZimmerWalter40WhiteOHCuyahogaCDC, H, IOFA, WH, NW, PJManslaughter50 years19982011DNA*P/FAF/MFEOM
ZinkiewiczTyrone38WhiteOHMontgomeryCV, NCPR, WHOther Nonviolent Felony5 to 15 years19881992P/FAOM