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 BERNARD HOWARD

BERNARD HOWARD

In 1995, Bernard Howard was sentenced to life in prison without parole for a triple murder in Detroit, Michigan. He was exonerated in 2020 based on evidence that his confession to the crime was false. (Photo: Junfu Han/Detroit Free Press)
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 DONALD OUTLAW

DONALD OUTLAW

In 2004, Donald Outlaw was sentenced to life in prison without parole for a murder in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was exonerated in December 2020 after witnesses identified the real killer and the prosecution admitted failing to disclose evidence of an alternate suspect. (Photo courtesy of Monique Solomon Outlaw)
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TERMAINE HICKS

TERMAINE HICKS

In 2002, Termaine Hicks of Philadelphia was convicted of sexual assault after suffering three gunshot wounds that police inflicted during his arrest. He was exonerated in 2020 after an investigation by his attorneys and the Philadelphia DA's Conviction Integrity Unit showed that Hicks had been trying to aid the victim, and that police officers had shot him in the back and then lied about his involvement with the rape. (Photo: Jason E. Miczek / AP Images for the Innocence Project)
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RODERICK JOHNSON

RODERICK JOHNSON

In 1997, Roderick Johnson was sentenced to death for a double murder in Reading, Pennsylvania. The following year, he was sentenced to life in prison without parole for a separate murder. He was exonerated of all three murders in 2020 because the prosecution had failed to disclose police reports showing that the star witness had lied about his criminal background. (Photo courtesy of attorney Jay Nigrini)
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