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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

To Search or Sort: Place the cursor over a column heading and click on the arrow arrow You can then sort in Ascending or Descending order or click on a particular value to select the cases in that category.

The two columns with "Tags" in their labels allow you to sort and search cases by each of several additional characteristics. To see more detailed definitions for some of these terms, hover over their full names or click on the links:

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:

Tags displays 15 variables
for all exonerations

OM Tags displays 11 variables
for cases with Official Misconduct

  • PR: Prosecutor Misconduct
  • OF: Police Officer Misconduct
  • FA: Forensic Analyst Misconduct
  • CW: Child Welfare Worker Misconduct
  • WH: Withheld Exculpatory Evidence
  • NW: Misconduct That Is Not Withholding Evidence
  • KP: Knowingly Permitting Perjury
  • WT: Witness Tampering Or Misconduct Interrogating Co-defendant
  • INT: Misconduct In Interrogation of Exoneree
  • PJ: Perjury By Official
  • PL: Prosecutor Lied In Court

Age: The exoneree's age on the date of the reported crime


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Connected to: National Registry of Exonerations

The Filter finds cases that contain any of the words you enter if you check Or, or all of them if you check And. It is not a search that works with quotation marks. It does work with truncation, but not with truncation symbols such as * and !. It scans the Detailed and Summary Views, and the narrative summaries.

Note: An asterisk (*) in the column to the right of the "DNA" column means that the case is not included in the Innocence Project's list of DNA exonerations because post-conviction DNA evidence was not central to establishing innocence, and other non-DNA factors were essential to the exoneration.

OM Tags
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AllenDante16BlackOHHamiltonKidnappingNot sentenced20052005MWID
AtkinsKenneth16WhiteFLMartinCV, NC, SASexual Assault10 years20042008P/FA
BanksBrian16BlackCALos AngelesCV, NC, P, IO, SASexual Assault6 years20032012P/FA
BerryJohnny16BlackPAPhiladelphiaCDC, CIU, HMurderLife without parole19952019MWIDP/FA
BoydDarryl16BlackNYErieCDC, HPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurder20 years to Life19772021P/FAOM
BozellaDewey16BlackNYDutchessCDC, H, IOPR, WH, NWMurder20 to Life19832009P/FAOM
BrownDennis16BlackLASt. TammanyIO, SAOF, WH, NW, INTSexual AssaultLife19852005DNAMWIDFCF/MFEOM
BurtonHuwe16BlackNYBronxCDC, CIU, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, INTMurder15 to Life19912019FCP/FAOM
CarmonaArthur16HispanicCAOrangeOF, WH, NW, WTRobbery12 years19982000MWIDOMILD
CarrJohnetta16BlackKYJeffersonCDC, F, H, IO, JIOF, WH, NW, WTManslaughter20 years20082019DNA*P/FAOM
CarrilloFranky16HispanicCALos AngelesCV, H, IOOF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurderLife19922011P/FAOM
CarterQuentin16BlackMIKentCV, SAChild Sex Abuse6 to 20 years19922015P/FA
CharlesLambert16BlackNYQueensH, PManslaughter10 to 30 years19931998FCP/FA
ChavezEmmanuel16HispanicCALos AngelesPOF, WH, NW, INTWeapon Possession or Sale6 months19962000FCP/FAOM
ChestnutAlfred16BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, CV, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJ, PLMurderLife19842019P/FAOM
ChristophDayna16WhiteWASpokaneCV, F, IO, NC, P, SAOF, NW, INTChild Sex Abuse21 to 28 weeks19952000FCOMILD
ClayFrederick16BlackMASuffolkCIU, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PLMurderLife without parole19812017DNA*MWIDP/FAF/MFEOMILD
ClayJames Chad-Lewis16BlackMIWayneCV, SAChild Sex Abuse25 to 50 years20172019ILD
ColemanJermaine16BlackILCookCIU, IO, NC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale1 year20042022P/FAOM
CousinShareef16BlackLAOrleansHPR, WHMurderDeath19961999MWIDOM
DavalosLuis16HispanicCALos AngelesH, POF, WH, NW, WTManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
DennyMark16BlackNYKingsCIU, IO, SASexual Assault19 to 57 years19892017MWID
DeskovicJeffrey16WhiteNYWestchesterCV, H, IO, SAOF, WH, NW, INTMurder15 to Life19902006DNAFCOM
DominguezAlejandro16HispanicILLakeSAOF, WHSexual Assault9 years19902002DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
FelderLance16BlackPAPhiladelphiaH, IOMurderLife19982014MWID
FigueroaFancy16HispanicNYQueensF, M, NC, PFiling a False ReportCommunity service19972004DNA*FC
GarnerTerence16BlackNCWayneAttempted Murder32 to 43 years19982002MWIDP/FA
GilyardEugene16BlackPAPhiladelphiaH, IOMurderLife19982014MWID
GloverLaurese16BlackOHCuyahogaH, IOPR, WHMurder15 to life19962016F/MFEOM
GutierrezRogelio16HispanicTXBexarCDC, CIU, CV, IO, SAPR, OF, WH, NW, WTChild Sex Abuse30 years19942020P/FAOM
HardenJames16BlackILCookCDC, CV, H, SAOF, WH, NW, WTMurder80 years19952011DNAP/FAOM
HeinemanAlex16WhiteWISt. CroixCV, NC, P, SAChild Sex AbuseProbation20172019P/FA
HentonEugene16BlackTXDallasP, SASexual Assault4 years19842006DNAMWID
HillHarold16BlackILCookA, CDC, H, SAOF, NW, WT, INTMurderLife without parole19942005DNA*FCP/FAF/MFEOM
HowardKenji16BlackCALos AngelesHOF, NWMurder35 years to life19972021FCF/MFEOMILD
IrelandKenneth16WhiteCTNew HavenH, IO, SAMurder50 years19892009DNAP/FAF/MFE
IronsJonathan16BlackMOSt. CharlesPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJ, PLAssault50 years19982020MWIDFCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
JohnsonBobby16BlackCTNew HavenCDC, H, IO, PPR, OF, WH, NW, INTMurder38 years20072015FCP/FAOMILD
JohnsonDonnell16BlackMASuffolkCV, HOF, WH, NW, PJMurder18 to 20 years19962000MWIDP/FAOM
JonesMorris S.16BlackTXDallasAssault15 years19982001MWID
Jones IIICharles16BlackMOSt. CharlesCV, NC, P, SASexual Assault1 year20162018P/FA
McCallumDavid16BlackNYKingsCDC, CIU, HOF, WH, NW, WT, INTMurder25 to life19862014DNA*FCP/FAOM
McKeeDean16WhiteFLHillsboroughCDC, H, IOPR, WHMurderLife19882019DNA*FCP/FAOM
MontalvoRuben16HispanicNYBronxHPR, WH, NW, KPMurder15 to Life19882001MWIDP/FAOM
MooreSalaam16BlackOKOklahomaHMurderLife without parole20012016P/FA
MunozReynaldo16HispanicILCookHOF, WHMurder60 years19862022MWIDOM
OllinsLarry16BlackILCookCDC, H, SAOF, FA, WH, NW, WT, PJMurderLife19882001DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
OutlawDonald16BlackPAPhiladelphiaCIU, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurderLife without parole20042020P/FAOM
ParksGarreth16BlackMDBaltimore CityHPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PLMurder80 years20002015P/FAOM
RichardsonHarold16BlackILCookCDC, H, SAOF, WH, NW, INTMurder40 years19972012DNAFCP/FAOM
RobertsJason16WhiteSCLaurensCDC, H, JIMurderLife19952005P/FAILD
RochaMario16HispanicCALos AngelesCV, HMurder35 to Life19982008MWIDILD
SharpShainne16BlackILCookCDC, CV, H, P, SAOF, WH, NW, WTMurder20 years19942011DNAFCP/FAOM
ShomoAubrey Ellen16WhiteCOBroomfieldM, NC, PAssaultProbation20012016P/FA
SimmersIan16WhiteWAKing H, JIPR, WHMurder46 years and 8 months19962019DNA*FCP/FAOM
Stewart, Jr.Andrew16BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, CV, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJ, PLMurderLife19842019P/FAOM
StuckeyWillie16BlackNYKingsCDC, CIU, H, PHOF, WH, NW, WT, INTMurder25 to life19862014DNA*FCP/FAOM
SturgeonMichael16WhiteWIWalworthCDC, PPR, OF, WH, NWBurglary/Unlawful Entry120 days19972000FCP/FAOM
Styles Larod16BlackILCookCDC, CIU, H, IOPR, WHMurderLife without parole19982017MWIDFCP/FAOM
SuttonJosiah16BlackTXHarrisSAPR, FA, WH, NW, PJSexual Assault25 years19992004DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOMILD
TapiaDaniel16HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, WTDrug Possession or SaleProbation19982000FCP/FAOM
ThagardJerome16BlackNYErieHOF, WH, NW, WTMurder25 to life20102014P/FAOM
ThomasShaurn16BlackPAPhiladelphiaCDC, CIU, H, IOOF, WHMurderLife without parole19942017P/FAOMILD
ThompsonTeddy16BlackVAHamptonRobbery16 years20012007MWID
VillegasDaniel16HispanicTXEl PasoCDC, CV, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, WT, INT, PJ, PLMurderLife19952018FCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
WalkerJohn 16BlackNYErieCDC, H, JIPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurder17 years to Life19772021P/FAOM
WashingtonMichael16WhiteWASnohomishPBurglary/Unlawful Entry1 year20052006DNA*MWIDFC
WatkinsRansom16BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, CV, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJ, PLMurderLife19842019P/FAOM
WeakleyEric16WhiteVACulpeperH, IO, PMurder6 years and 8 months20012022FCP/FA
Wheeler-WhichardJonathan16BlackNYKingsHMurder25 to Life19972009P/FAILD
WilliamsMichael Anthony16BlackLAJacksonIO, SASexual AssaultLife without parole19812005DNAMWID
Williams, Jr.Larry16BlackNCBuncombeCDC, H, JI, PPR, OF, WH, NW, WT, INTMurder10 years20022015DNAMWIDFCP/FAOMILD
WinfreyMegan16WhiteTXSan JacintoF, HMurderLife20082013F/MFE
WiseKorey16BlackNYNew YorkCDC, IO, SAOF, WH, NW, INTSexual Assault5 to 15 years19902002DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOM
WoodworthMark16WhiteMOLivingstonHPR, WHMurder31 years19952014OM