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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

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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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Count= 101
AbbottStearns Kendall
40
CaucasianMaleMAMiddlesexMurderDeath 18801911P/FAILD
AlfordJohn
22
BlackMaleNCMecklenburgMurderDeath19751976MWID
BaileyRobert Ballard
35
CaucasianMaleWVKanawhaMurderDeath19501966MWID
BanksJerry
23
BlackMaleGAHenryMurderDeath19751980F/MFEOMILD
BealeClyde
26
CaucasianMaleWVMingoMurderDeath19261949P/FA
BeemanGary
22
CaucasianMaleOHAshtabulaMurderDeath19761979P/FA
BerdueThomas
CaucasianMaleCAYubaMurderDeath18511851MWID
BernsteinCharles
37
CaucasianMaleDCMurderDeath19331945MWID
BilgerGeorge
19
CaucasianMalePAPhiladelphiaMurderDeath19381940MWIDFCOM
BoornStephen
CaucasianMaleVTManchesterMurderDeath18191820FCP/FA
BoornJesse
CaucasianMaleVTManchesterMurderDeath 18191820FCP/FA
BowenClifford Henry
CaucasianMaleOKOklahomaMurderDeath19811986MWIDOM
BowlesJoe
CaucasianMaleNCSurryMurderDeath19191921P/FA
BriggsJoseph
CaucasianMaleILCookMurderDeath19051906MWIDOM
BrownAnthony Silah
26
BlackMaleFLEscambiaMurderDeath19831986P/FA
BrownJ.B.
BlackMaleFLPutnamMurderDeath19011913P/FA
BrownJoseph "Shabaka" Green
24
BlackMaleFLHillsboroughMurderDeath19741987P/FAF/MFE OMILD
BrownWillie
31
BlackMaleFLUnionMurderDeath19831988P/FA
BundyHarry Dale
38
CaucasianMaleOHStarkMurderDeath19571958MWIDP/FA
CareyAnthony
20
BlackMaleNCMecklenburgMurderDeath19731974FCP/FA
CashinHarry
19
CaucasianMaleNYNew YorkMurderDeath19311933P/FA
CeroGangi
21
CaucasianMaleMASuffolkMurderDeath19271930
CharlesEarl Patrick
21
BlackMaleGAChathamMurderDeath19751978MWIDP/FAOM
CobbPerry
37
BlackMaleILCookMurderDeath19791987P/FAOM
CreamerJames
41
CaucasianMaleGACobbMurderDeath19731975P/FAOM
DavisCharlie
21
BlackMaleFLBrowardMurderDeath19331942FCOM
DoveFrank
BlackMaleNCOnslow MurderDeath19221928P/FA
DoveFred
BlackMaleNCOnslow MurderDeath19221928P/FA
DraperAyliff
26
CaucasianMaleARGarlandMurderDeath19351938P/FA
FerberNeil
34
CaucasianMalePAPhiladelphiaMurderDeath19821986MWIDP/FAOM
ForrestMcKinley
35
BlackMaleNJMercerMurderDeath19481951FCOM
FosterJames Fulton
38
CaucasianMaleGAJacksonMurderDeath19561958MWIDP/FA
GilesJames
20
BlackMaleMDMontgomeryRapeDeath19611967P/FAOM
GilesJohn
22
BlackMaleMDMontgomeryRapeDeath19611967P/FAOM
GladishThomas
22
CaucasianMaleNMBernalilloMurderDeath19741975P/FAOM
GreasonSamuel
45
BlackMalePABerksMurderDeath19011905P/FA
GreerRichard
29
CaucasianMaleNMBernalilloMurderDeath19741975P/FAOM
HarperWilliam
22
BlackMaleVANorfolkRapeDeath19311931FCP/FAOM
HarrisL.D.
25
BlackMaleSCAikenMurderDeath19471957FCOM
HicksLarry
19
BlackMaleINLake MurderDeath19781980P/FAILD
ImblerPaul Kern
44
CaucasianMaleCALos AngelesMurderDeath19611969MWIDP/FA
JohnsonJoseph
BlackMaleMDAnne ArundelRapeDeath19621968P/FAOM
JohnsonLawyer
20
BlackMaleMASuffolkMurderDeath19721982P/FA
JonesTom
20
CaucasianMaleKYBellMurderDeath19351938P/FAILD
JordanTheodore
27
BlackMaleORKlamathMurderDeath19321965FCP/FAOM
JordanoFrank
17
CaucasianMaleLAJeffersonMurderDeath19191920P/FAOM
KeatonDave Roby
18
BlackMaleFLLeonMurderDeath19711973MWIDFC
KeineRonald
26
CaucasianMaleNMBernalilloMurderDeath19741975P/FAOM
KiddRobert Lee
31
CaucasianMaleCASan FranciscoMurderDeath19601962MWIDF/MFEOM
LangleyGus
31
CaucasianMaleNCBuncombeMurderDeath19321936P/FA
LarkmanEdward
24
CaucasianMaleNYErieMurderDeath19261933MWID
LeeWilbert
28
BlackMaleFLGulfMurderDeath19631975FCP/FAOM
LettrichGeorge
33
CaucasianMaleILCookMurderDeath19511953FCOM
LeyraCamilo
50
CaucasianMaleNYKingsMurderDeath19501956FCOM
LinderMichael
24
CaucasianMaleSCColleton MurderDeath19791981F/MFE
MalinskiMorris
26
CaucasianMaleNYKings MurderDeath19431946FCP/FAOM
MarionWilliam Jackson
Don't KnowMaleNEGageMurderDeath18871897F/MFE
McElwrathJohn
BlackMaleTNWeakleyMurderDeath19031915
McKenzieJohn
24
BlackMaleNJMercerMurderDeath19481951FCOM
MillerHenry
35
CaucasianMaleAR - Federal(Western)MurderDeath18881902
MillerLloyd Eldon
29
CaucasianMaleILHancockMurderDeath19561971FCP/FAF/MFEOM
MontgomeryOlen
17
BlackMaleALJacksonRapeDeath19311937P/FAILD
MooneyThomas J.
24
CaucasianMaleCASan FranciscoMurderDeath19171939P/FAOM
NorrisClarence
19
BlackMaleALJacksonRapeDeath19311976P/FAILD
ParrottLemuel
27
Don't KnowMaleNCLenoirMurderDeath19471948P/FAOM
PeekAnthony Ray
19
BlackMaleFLPolkMurderDeath19781987F/MFE
PenderJohn
32
CaucasianMaleORColumbiaMurderDeath19131920F/MFEOM
PhillipsRichard
BlackMaleVACity of Hampton MurderDeath19001930P/FAILD
PittsFreddie
19
BlackMaleFLGulfMurderDeath19631975FCP/FAOM
PowellOzie
16
BlackMaleALJacksonRapeDeath19311937P/FAILD
PurvisWill
19
CaucasianMaleMSMarion MurderDeath18931898MWID
RadiGary
30
CaucasianMaleMTBig HornMurderDeath19751978P/FA
RamosJuan
24
HispanicMaleFLBrevard MurderDeath19831987P/FAF/MFE
RobersonWillie
16
BlackMaleALJackson RapeDeath19311937P/FAILD
RogersSilas
21
BlackMaleVACity of PetersburgMurderDeath19431952MWIDFC
RossJohnny
16
BlackMaleLAOrleans Parish RapeDeath19751981MWIDFCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
RudishSidney
27
Don't KnowMaleNYKings MurderDeath19431946P/FA
RusnakGeorge
20
CaucasianMalePAAllegheny MurderDeath18911897MWID
SabolMichael
CaucasianMalePAAllegheny MurderDeath18911895MWID
ShermanDavid
BlackMaleTNMcMinn MurderDeath19071911
Smith, Jr.Clarence
29
CaucasianMaleNMBernalilloMurderDeath19741975P/FAOM
SpicerChristopher
24
Don't KnowMaleNCNew HanoverMurderDeath19731975P/FA
StielowCharles
36
CaucasianMaleNYOrleansMurderDeath19151918FCP/FAF/MFEOM
SynonMichael J.
55
CaucasianMaleILCook MurderDeath19001901
ThorpeJames
24
BlackMaleNJMercerMurderDeath19481951FCOM
TibbsDelbert
34
BlackMaleFLLeeMurderDeath19741982MWIDP/FA
TillisDarby
36
BlackMaleILCook MurderDeath19791987P/FAOM
TothAndrew
41
CaucasianMalePAAllegheny MurderDeath18911911MWID
TroyLarry
BlackMaleFLUnionMurderDeath19831988P/FA
TurnerAaron
26
BlackMalePAPhiladelphiaMurderDeath19461957FCP/FAOM
WallaceRobert
29
BlackMaleGABaldwin MurderDeath19801987F/MFEOM
WeaverJoseph
33
BlackMaleOHCuyahogaMurderDeath19271929P/FA
WellmonWilliam
36
BlackMaleNCIredell RapeDeath19421943MWID
Williams Eugene
15
BlackMaleALJacksonRapeDeath19311937P/FAILD
WilliamsGeorge
BlackMaleNCOnslow MurderDeath19221928P/FA
WilliamsonJack
19
BlackMaleFLBrowardMurderDeath19331942FCOM
WilsonHorace
37
BlackMaleNJMercerMurderDeath19481951P/FAOM
WoodsWilliam
20
CaucasianMaleAR - Federal(Western)MurderDeath18881889
WoodwardWalter
32
BlackMaleFLBrowardMurderDeath19331942FCOM
ZajicekHerman
39
CaucasianMaleILCookMurderDeath19071917P/FAOM
ZimmermanIsidore
19
CaucasianMaleNYNew YorkMurderDeath19381962P/FAOM