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"I'm scared to death, but I got to believe that God and U of M and justice in the end will prevail."

—Lorinda Swain, as quoted by WWMT Kalamazoo

Accepted Cases

As of July 1, 2010, the clinic has accepted 18 cases:

1. DESHAWN & MARVIN REED
Wrongfully Convicted: August 27, 2001
Exonerated: July 8, 2009
Wayne County

2. DWAYNE PROVIENCE
Wrongfully Convicted: February 21, 2001
Exonerated: April 14, 2010
Wayne County

3. JULIE BAUMER
Wrongfully Convicted: November 10, 2001
Exonerated: October 15, 2010
Macomb County

4. LORINDA SWAIN
Wrongfully Convicted: August 20, 2002
Calhoun County

5. MARK CRAIGHEAD
Wrongfully Convicted: August 5, 2002
Wayne County

6. KARL VINSON
Wrongfully Convicted: May 29, 1986
Wayne County

7. THOMAS CRESS
Wrongfully Convicted: June 5, 1985
Sentence Commuted: December 28, 2010
Calhoun County

8. KEITH ROBINSON
Wrongfully Convicted: April 18, 1996
Wayne County

9. TERRY CAESOR
Wrongfully Convicted: January 17, 2006
St. Clair County

10. SELESA LIKINE
Wrongfully Convicted: December 22, 2008
Oakland County

11. TEMUJIN KENSU
Wrongfully Convicted: August 3, 1987
St. Clair County

12. DONYELLE FERDINAND WOODS
Wrongfully Convicted: March 31, 2004
Wayne County

13. David Lee Gavitt
Wrongfully Convicted: April 18, 1986
Ionia County

14. DAWAN TYNER
Wrongfully Convicted: February 16, 2007
Wayne County

15. JUSTLY JOHNSON
Wrongfully Convicted: January 12, 2000
Wayne County

16. KENDRICK SCOTT
Wrongfully Convicted: January 12, 2000
Wayne County

17. VICTOR CAMINATA
Wrongfully Convicted: May 14, 2009
Wexford County

 

 
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