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 ANDREW SWAINSON

ANDREW SWAINSON

In 1989, Andrew Swainson was sentenced to life in prison without parole for murder in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was exonerated in 2020 after two witnesses admitted they falsely implicated him and the prosecution admitted failing to disclose evidence of Swainson's innocence. (Photo: Nathan Andrisani)
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 LAWRENCE CALLANAN

LAWRENCE CALLANAN

In 1996, Lawrence Callanan was sentenced to life in prison for a murder in St. Louis, Missouri. He was exonerated in 2020 because the trial prosecutor elicited false testimony and withheld evidence pointing to another suspect. (Photo: Lindsay Runnels)
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Robert Gandy

Robert Gandy

In 1990, Robert Gandy was sentenced to life in prison for a robbery in Houston, Texas that left one man dead and two women wounded. He was granted a new trial and the charge dismissed because invalid firearms evidence was used to connect him to the crime.
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WALTER OGROD

WALTER OGROD

In 1996, Walter Ogrod was sentenced to death in Philadelphia for the murder of a four-year-old girl. He was exonerated in 2020 based on evidence withheld by the prosecution that disproved the cause of death and evidence that a jailhouse informant falsely accused him of confessing to the trial. (Photo: Margo Reed for The Inquirer)
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