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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.

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DanzigerRichard18WhiteTXTravisCDC, IOSexual AssaultLife19902002DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
DavisDennis35WhiteTXTravisHMurder36 years20112018ILD
KellerDaniel49WhiteTXTravisCDC, CIU, CSH, CV, NCChild Sex Abuse48 years19922017P/FAF/MFEOM
KellerFrances41WhiteTXTravisCDC, CIU, CSH, CV, F, NCChild Sex Abuse48 years19922017P/FAF/MFEOM
LaverniaCarlos Marcos29HispanicTXTravisSexual AssaultLife19852000DNAMWIDF/MFE
MurrayLacresha11BlackTXTravisCV, F, HMurder20 years19962001FCF/MFEOMILD
OchoaChristopher22HispanicTXTravisH, IO, PMurderLife19892002DNAFCOM
RiveraSimon Angel24HispanicTXTravisNC, PSex Offender Registration2 years20022005ILD
SalazarBen23HispanicTXTravisSexual Assault30 years19921997DNAMWIDF/MFE
ScottMichael17WhiteTXTravisCDC, CV, HMurderLife20022009DNA*FCP/FA
SpringsteenRobert17WhiteTXTravisCDC, CV, HMurderDeath20012009DNA*FCP/FA
TrevinoMichael27HispanicTXTravisCV, P, IOChild Sex AbuseProbation19932012MWID