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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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How to use the Registry. First, scroll down until you see the list of names. To sort any of the columns, place the cursor over a column heading, such as AGE, and click on the arrow. You can sort in alphabetical or chronological order or click on a particular value to select just the cases in that category. You can sort on more than one column or even multiple columns: such as STAT​E and COUNTY and CRIME.

The two columns with "Tags" in their labels allow you to sort cases by additional characteristics. At the top of the page, you will see the listing of the various Tags. To see more detailed definitions for these terms, hover over their full names or click on the links. You can only sort for one variable at a time in the TAG columns. To sort for several at once, please download our data as a spreadsheet.

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

The six columns on the far right of this page display separately the Contributing Factors that contributed to the wrongful conviction. To save space, we use abbreviations. To see definitions of these factors, click on their full names:

​Keyword Filter:

Connected to: National Registry of Exonerations

To search the Registry for a name or keyword, type in the [Search] box. The filter finds cases that contain any of the words you enter if you check Or, or all of them if you check And. Do not use quotation marks. It allows truncation, but not with truncation symbols such as * and !​

Race
Tags
OM Tags
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AbregoEruby 20HispanicILCookCDC, H, IOOF, WH, NW, WT, INT, PJMurder90 years20042022MWIDFCP/FAOM
AdamsKenneth21BlackILCookCDC, H, IO, JI, SAPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WTMurder75 years19781996DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
AllenJames34BlackILCookCDC, HOF, WH, NW, WT, INT, PJMurderLife without parole19872021MWIDFCP/FAOM
AndinoCarlos21HispanicILCookHOF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurder60 years19962022MWIDP/FAOMILD
ArroyoRogelio25HispanicILCookCDC, HMurderLife without parole19821991MWIDP/FA
BlackmonEric20BlackILCookH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurder60 years20042019MWIDP/FAOMILD
BoldenEddie24BlackILCookHOF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife without parole19962016MWIDOMILD
BrockDonaldBlackILCookTheftNot sentenced19891989MWIDP/FA
BrownRobert42BlackILCookHMurder35 years19841989MWID
BullockRonnie27BlackILCookCV, SAChild Sex Abuse60 years19841994DNAMWID
CageDean 28BlackILCookCV, IO, SAChild Sex Abuse40 years19962008DNAMWID
CameronDarrell19BlackILCookPR, WHRobberyNot sentenced19911992MWIDOM
CruzJose24HispanicILCookCIU, H, IOOF, WH, NW, WTMurder90 years19962022MWIDOMILD
DavilaEdwin21HispanicILCookCV, H, IOOF, WH, NWMurder50 years19962022MWIDOM
DayLee Antione28BlackILCookHMurder60 years19922002MWIDILD
DowalibyDavid31WhiteILCookCV, HMurder45 years19901992MWIDF/MFE
EvansMichael17BlackILCookCV, H, IO, JV, SAPR, OF, WH, NWMurderLife19762003DNAMWIDFCOM
Fletcher, Jr.James27BlackILCookHOF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurderLife without parole20052020MWIDP/FAOM
FloresJohnny18HispanicILCookH, IOOF, NW, WTMurder40 years19902022MWIDOM
GalvanJohn18HispanicILCookA, CDC, H, IO, NCOF, WH, NW, WT, INT, PJMurderLife without parole19892022MWIDFCP/FAF/MFEOM
GillardLarry22BlackILCookIO, SAFA, WHSexual Assault24 years19822009DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
GonzalezNelson24HispanicILCookHOF, NW, WTMurder45 years19942022DNAMWIDOM
GrayAdam14WhiteILCookA, CIU, H, JV, NCPR, OF, WH, NW, WT, INTMurderLife without parole19962017MWIDFCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
GrayPaula17BlackILCookF, H, JI, JV, SAPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, INTMurder50 years19782002DNAMWIDFCP/FAF/MFEOM
HamptonPatrick18BlackILCookSAOF, WH, NW, WTSexual Assault60 years19822011MWIDP/FAOMILD
HernandezJuan20HispanicILCookCV, H, IOOF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurder86 years20012022MWIDP/FAOM
HernandezRosendo19HispanicILCookCV, H, IOOF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurder75 years19992022MWIDP/FAOM
HobleyMadison26BlackILCookA, CV, HPR, OF, WH, NW, INT, PJMurderDeath19902003MWIDFCP/FAF/MFEOM
HollandDana25BlackILCookIO, SAFA, WH, NWSexual Assault90 years19972003DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
HoodTyrone29BlackILCookCDC, CIU, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurder75 years19962015MWIDP/FAOM
HoustonElton27BlackILCookHMurder35 years19841989MWID
IglesiasGeraldo24HispanicILCookCIU, CV, H, IO, JIOF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurder35 years19942019MWIDP/FAOM
InmanDevonia20BlackGACookH, IO, JIPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife20012021DNAMWIDP/FAOM
JacksonIeliot26BlackILCookDrug Possession or Sale13 years20102018MWIDILD
JimenezThaddeus13HispanicILCookH, IO, JVMurder50 years19942009MWIDP/FA
JimersonVerneal25BlackILCookCDC, H, IO, JI, SAPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WTMurderDeath19851996DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
JohnsonChad28BlackILCookHOF, WHMurder80 years20092018MWIDP/FAOM
JohnsonCharles19BlackILCookCDC, CIU, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, INTMurderLife without parole19982017MWIDFCP/FAOM
JohnsonDemetrius15BlackILCookCV, H, IO, JVOF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurder25 years19922019MWIDP/FAOM
JohnsonRichard31BlackILCookSASexual Assault36 years19921996DNAMWIDILD
JonesRonald34BlackILCookH, SAOF, WH, NW, INTMurderDeath19891999DNAMWIDFCF/MFEOM
Logan Alton28BlackILCookHOF, WH, NW, PJMurderLife19822008MWIDP/FAOM
MastersonKerry23HispanicILCookCDC, F, H, IOOF, NW, WTMurder58 years20112017MWIDP/FAOM
MillerJerry23BlackILCookIO, SAFA, WH, NWSexual Assault45 years19822007DNAMWIDOM
MimsBernard20BlackILCookCIU, HMurder95 years20062016MWIDILD
MoranNakiya17WhiteILCookCV, JVPR, OF, WHAttempted Murder62 years20092017MWIDOM
MunozReynaldo16HispanicILCookH, JVOF, WHMurder60 years19862022MWIDOM
NashAlprentiss20BlackILCookCDC, CIU, HMurder80 years19972012DNAMWIDP/FA
NewsomeJames24BlackILCookHOF, NW, WTMurderLife19801995MWIDP/FAOM
Patterson Maurice35BlackILCookH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, PJ, PLMurder30 years20032010DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
PendletonMarlon35BlackILCookIO, SAOF, FA, WH, NW, WTSexual Assault20 years19962006DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
PorterAnthony27BlackILCookHMurderDeath19831999MWIDP/FA
RaingeWillie20BlackILCookCDC, H, IO, JI, SAPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WTMurderLife19781996DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOMILD
ReynoldsDonald20BlackILCookSAFA, WH, NW, PJSexual Assault69 years19881997DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
RiveraGamalier21HispanicILCookCV, H, IOOF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurder45 years19982022MWIDP/FAOMILD
RiveraJacques23HispanicILCookCV, H, IOOF, WH, NW, WTMurder80 years19902011MWIDP/FAOM
RodriguezRicardo22HispanicILCookH, IOOF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurder90 years19972018MWIDP/FAOMILD
RollinsLafonso17BlackILCookJV, SAOF, FA, WH, NW, INTSexual Assault75 years19942004DNAMWIDFCF/MFEOMILD
SanchezIsauro20HispanicILCookCDC, HMurderLife without parole19821991MWIDP/FA
SandersRodell28BlackILCookCDC, HPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurder80 years19952014MWIDP/FAOMILD
SierraThomas19HispanicILCookCDC, H, IOOF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurder55 years19972018MWIDP/FAOM
SmithAlonzo35BlackILCookHOF, WH, NW, INT, PJMurder40 years19842015MWIDFCP/FAOM
Styles Larod16BlackILCookCDC, CIU, H, IO, JVPR, WHMurderLife without parole19982017MWIDFCP/FAOM
TerryPaul17BlackILCookCV, H, IO, JV, SAPR, OF, WH, NWMurderLife19772003DNAMWIDOM
VarelaIgnacio42HispanicILCookCDC, HMurderLife without parole19821991MWIDP/FA
VarelaJoaquin22HispanicILCookHMurderLife without parole19821991MWIDFC
VelezJohn18HispanicILCookHPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJMurder55 years20022017MWIDP/FAOMILD
VeraFrancisco29HispanicILCookAssault17 years19921998MWIDILD
WalkerKeith23BlackILCookCDC, H, IOOF, WH, NW, WT, INT, PJMurderLife without parole19942020MWIDFCP/FAOM
WardellBilly21BlackILCookSAFA, WH, NW, PJSexual Assault69 years19881997DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
Washington-RileyAlexander20BlackILCookCIUPR, WHDrug Possession or SaleProbation20142019MWIDOM
WestonDemond17BlackILCookCV, H, JVPR, OF, WH, NW, WT, INT, PJMurder75 years19922019MWIDFCP/FAOM
WilliamsDennis21BlackILCookCDC, H, IO, JI, SAPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurderDeath19781996DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOMILD
WillisJohn42BlackILCookSAPR, FA, WH, NW, PJSexual AssaultLife19931999DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
WilsonRobert41BlackILCookPR, OF, WH, NW, WT, INTAttempted Murder30 years19992006MWIDFCOM
WinstonMichael21BlackILCookH, IOOF, NW, WTMurder40 years20072012MWIDP/FAOM