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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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AubainNaythen26BlackNYCayugaNC, PWeapon Possession or Sale2 to 4 years20162017P/FAOM
BrownDonnesia47BlackNYCayugaNC, PWeapon Possession or Sale2 to 4 years20162017P/FAOM
DaysSelwyn32BlackNYWestchesterH, IOMurder50 to life20042017DNA*FCP/FAILD
DennyMark16BlackNYKingsCIU, IOSexual Assault19 to 57 years19892017MWID
EppsCory25BlackNYErieH, IOMurder25 to life19982017MWIDOM
GainesSean28BlackNYCayugaNC, PWeapon Possession or SaleNot sentenced20162017P/FAOM
HincapieJohnny18HispanicNYNew YorkCDC, HMurder25 to life19912017FCP/FAOMILD
MunizJose24HispanicNYCayugaNC, PWeapon Possession or Sale1 1/2 to 3 years20152017P/FAOM
NegronJulio38HispanicNYQueensAttempted Murder12 years20062017MWIDOMILD
OdiaseSteven23BlackNYBronxCIU, CV, HMurder25 to life20132017MWIDOMILD
O'HaraJohn32CaucasianNYKingsCIU, NCFraudProbation19972017P/FAOM
OzzbornThomas26BlackNYCayugaNC, PWeapon Possession or Sale2 to 4 years20162017P/FAOM
WashingtonJabbar21BlackNYKingsCDC, CIU, HMurder25 to Life19972017FCP/FAOM