Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

CURTIS FLOWERS

CURTIS FLOWERS

In 1997, Curtis Flowers was sentenced to death for a quadruple murder in Winona, Mississippi. The conviction was reversed and he was ultimately tried a total of six times before the charges were dismissed in 2020 after numerous witnesses recanted their testimony. (Photo: Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press)
More...
 ROBERT DUBOISE

ROBERT DUBOISE

Robert DuBoise was sentenced to death in 1985 after being convicted of murder and attempted sexual battery in Tampa, Florida. He was re-sentenced to life in 1988, and he was exonerated in 2020 based on newly tested DNA evidence and a reassessment of the validity of the bitemark evidence used to convict him. (Photo: Tampa Bay Times)
More...
Interactive Data Display

Interactive Data Display

​Use our clickable map & graph to filter and display exonerations by state, race, contributing factors, crime, year, and more.
More...
ESTHER THORNE

ESTHER THORNE

In 2014, Esther Thorne of Norfolk, Virginia, was sentenced to 17 years in prison for child sexual assault and related crimes. The Virginia Court of Appeals granted her a writ of innocence in 2020 after the victim recanted his testimony.
More...
TROY BURNER

TROY BURNER

In 1994, Troy Burner was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison for the murder of one man and attempted murder of another in Washington, D.C. He was exonerated in 2020 after a key witness recanted and alibi witnesses said Burner was elsewhere at the time of the crime. (Photo: MAIP)
More...
RONNIE LONG

RONNIE LONG

Ronnie Long was sentenced to life in prison for rape and burglary in Concord, North Carolina in 1976. He was exonerated nearly 44 years later, after a federal appellate court ruled that a police officer had committed perjury and exculpatory evidence had not been disclosed to Long's attorneys. (Photo: The Charlotte Observer)
More...
123456
Previous TabNext Tab

Exoneration News

Tweets by @exonerationlist

Exonerations before 1989

View our Graphs