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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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AdamsAnthony26HispanicCALos AngelesH, POF, WH, NW, WTManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
AlvarezJesse19HispanicCALos AngelesH, POF, WH, NW, WTManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
AlvarezJorge23HispanicCALos AngelesH, POF, WH, NW, WTManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
AlvarezRoy38HispanicCALos AngelesPR, WHRobbery14 years19952002MWIDOMILD
AnthonyObie19BlackCALos AngelesH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WTMurderLife without parole19952011P/FAOMILD
ApplingRiolordo28BlackCALos AngelesAssaultNot sentenced20122013MWIDILD
AtkinsTimothy17BlackCALos AngelesH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurder32 to Life19872007MWIDP/FAOM
AtlasGerald25BlackCALos AngelesPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PLAttempted Murder28 to life19901998MWIDP/FAOM
BanksBrian16BlackCALos AngelesCV, NC, P, IOSexual Assault6 years20032012P/FA
BarnerGlenn31BlackCALos AngelesPR, WHRobbery16 years19921993MWIDOMILD
BonnerSamuel20BlackCALos AngelesH, JIPR, WH, NW, KP, PLMurderLife without parole19832019P/FAOM
BravoMark31HispanicCALos AngelesPR, OF, WH, NW, PJSexual Assault8 years19901994DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOMILD
BryantJames38BlackCALos AngelesNCPR, OF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale12 years19972000P/FAOM
CarrilloFranky16HispanicCALos AngelesCV, H, IOOF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurderLife19922011P/FAOM
ChanceClarence23BlackCALos AngelesH, IO, JIOF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife19751992P/FAOM
ColeReggie18BlackCALos AngelesHPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WTMurderLife19942009P/FAOMILD
ContrerasMarco20HispanicCALos AngelesCIU, IOAttempted MurderLife19972017MWID
CortezArturo34HispanicCALos AngelesOF, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale7 years19982003P/FAOMILD
CuevasRoberto21HispanicCALos AngelesIORobbery12 years20032008MWID
DavalosLuis16HispanicCALos AngelesH, POF, WH, NW, WTManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
DominguezJonathan15HispanicCALos AngelesNCOF, WH, NW, PJAssaultNot sentenced20062006P/FAOM
FunesJeffery15HispanicCALos AngelesNCOF, WH, NW, PJAssaultNot sentenced20062006P/FAOM
GanttTimothy47BlackCALos AngelesHPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife without parole19942008MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
GoldsteinThomas Lee30WhiteCALos AngelesH, JIPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WTMurder25 to Life19802004MWIDP/FAOM
GonzalezDaniel18HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NWAssaultNot sentenced20062007P/FAOM
GrajedaArthur19HispanicCALos AngelesHPR, WHMurder32 to life19871991MWIDP/FAOM
GrajedaSenon31HispanicCALos AngelesHPR, WHMurder45 to life19871993MWIDP/FAOM
GreenWillie Earl31BlackCALos AngelesH, IOOF, NW, WTMurder33 to Life19842008P/FAOM
GuilloryLavont21BlackCALos AngelesHOF, WHMurderLife19942005DNA*MWIDOM
HallHarold37BlackCALos AngelesH, JIOF, WH, NW, INTMurderLife19902004FCP/FAOM
HerreraJuan21HispanicCALos AngelesHMurder80 to life19992006P/FAILD
HowardDeAndre20BlackCALos AngelesHMurderLife20032013MWIDILD
JenningsRaymond25WhiteCALos AngelesCIU, HMurder40 to life20092017F/MFEILD
JimenezArturo18HispanicCALos AngelesCV, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJMurder30 to life19952020MWIDP/FAOMILD
JonesDavid Allen32BlackCALos AngelesH, IOMurder36 to Life19952004DNAFC
KindleJason31BlackCALos AngelesRobbery70 to Life20002003MWIDILD
LarsenDaniel30WhiteCALos AngelesIOPR, OF, WH, NW, PJOther Nonviolent Felony28 to life19992014MWIDP/FAOMILD
LiaoYun Hseng44AsianCALos AngelesCV, NCAttempted MurderLife20032016ILD
LiskerBruce17WhiteCALos AngelesH, JIPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, PJMurder16 to Life19852009P/FAF/MFEOMILD
MadrigalRafael25HispanicCALos AngelesIOAttempted Murder53 to Life20022009MWIDILD
Martinez Jr.RubenHispanicCALos AngelesCIUPRRobbery40 years and 8 months20082019MWIDOMILD
MaxwellBobby Joe29BlackCALos AngelesH, JIPR, WH, NW, KPMurderLife without parole19842018P/FAF/MFEOM
McSherryLeonard37WhiteCALos AngelesCVChild Sex Abuse48 years19882001DNAMWIDF/MFE
MellenSusan42WhiteCALos AngelesF, H, IOPR, OF, WHMurderLife without parole19982014P/FAOMILD
MenendezCeaser23HispanicCALos AngelesH, POF, WH, NW, WTManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
MikesMelvin19BlackCALos AngelesHMurder25 to Life19851992ILD
MillaMarco19HispanicCALos AngelesHOF, WHMurderLife without parole20022015MWIDOM
MirandaAdam21HispanicCALos AngelesCDC, H, PPR, WH, NW, KP, WTMurderLife19832009P/FAOM
Moreno, Jr.Tony28HispanicCALos AngelesNC, PRobbery3 years20142016P/FA
MorrisOscar33BlackCALos AngelesCDC, HPR, WH, NW, KPMurderDeath19832000P/FAOM
NewburnCalvin26BlackCALos AngelesNCOF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale7 years19971999P/FAOM
NgovMatthew20AsianCALos AngelesHPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, PJ, PLMurder57 to life20132019P/FAOMILD
O'ConnellFrank25WhiteCALos AngelesH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurder25 to Life19852012P/FAOM
OrtizJuan44HispanicCALos AngelesFraud5 years20052010
PinedaLisa26HispanicCALos AngelesF, HMurder40 to life20052009
PoulosMichelle33WhiteCALos AngelesF, IO, NC, PThreats2 years20012017P/FA
PowellBenny26BlackCALos AngelesH, IO, JIOF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife19751992P/FAOM
PrattElmer21BlackCALos AngelesH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KPMurder25 to Life19721999MWIDP/FAOM
RegisterKash18BlackCALos AngelesH, IOOF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife without parole19792013MWIDP/FAOMILD
RobinsonEric23BlackCALos AngelesHOF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife19942007DNA*P/FAOM
RochaMario16HispanicCALos AngelesCV, HMurder35 to Life19982008MWIDILD
ShorttJames21BlackCALos AngelesCDC, H, JIPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WTMurderLife without parole19822010P/FAOM
Simmons IIITommy35BlackCALos AngelesHMurderLife19982003MWIDILD
SimsLennie Darrold24BlackCALos AngelesRobbery7 years19921994MWIDILD
SmithJohn Edward18BlackCALos AngelesCV, H, IOOF, WHMurderLife19942012P/FAOMILD
SmithMichael32BlackCALos AngelesHPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife without parole19942009MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
TaylorAndreBlackCALos AngelesPR, OF, WH, NW, WT, PLAttempted Murder28 to life19901998MWIDP/FAOM
ThomasCherice18BlackCALos AngelesF, HMurder25 to Life20092012P/FAILD
TobiasArt 13HispanicCALos AngelesH, IOOF, WH, NW, INTMurder25 years20132015MWIDFCOM
VargasLuis29HispanicCALos AngelesCV, IOOF, WHSexual Assault55 years19992015DNAMWIDOM
WilsonAndrew29BlackCALos AngelesH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurderLife without parole19862017MWIDP/FAOM