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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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BrownDebra35WhiteUTCacheF, H, IOMurderLife19952013F/MFEOMILD
Draper-RobertsDawn50WhiteUTSalt LakeF, M, NCTheftProbation20142017P/FAOM
GalliAaron22WhiteUTSalt LakeCDC, HMurder10 to life19931993P/FA
GoodmanBruce Dallas34WhiteUTBeaverH, IOMurder5 to Life19862004DNAMWID
GressmanJed Allen22WhiteUTJuabSexual Assault5 to Life19931996DNA*P/FA
HalesWarren25WhiteUTSalt LakeCV, H, NC, SBSMurder5 to Life20042007F/MFEOMILD
HancockTroy Jon25WhiteUTJuabSexual Assault5 to Life19931996DNA*P/FA
HawkinsDavid45WhiteUTSalt LakeCV, NCChild Sex Abuse2 to 30 years20072019P/FA
LandryHerbert46BlackUTUtahA, NC, IOArson5 to life20062017F/MFEILD
MillerHarry45BlackUTSalt LakeRobbery5 to Life20042007MWIDILD
PetersonKevin32WhiteUTWeberCV, NC, PChild Sex Abuse1 to 15 years19902012P/FAF/MFEOM
PetrossiTed40WhiteUTUtahNCSexual Assault5 to life19961998P/FA
SheffieldPaul47WhiteUTCacheCV, NCChild Sex Abuse5 to life19871990P/FAOM
StewartDail22WhiteUTSalt LakeHMurder5 to life19841992P/FA
TiscarenoAbigail40HispanicUTSummitCV, F, NC, SBSChild AbuseNot sentenced20042005FCF/MFEOMILD
TrumanConrad30WhiteUTUtahH, NCMurder16 to life20142017F/MFEILD
WeitzelRobert39WhiteUTDavisH, NCManslaughter1 to 15 years20002002F/MFE