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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 column labeled "Tags" allows you to sort and search cases by each of several additional common characteristics. To see the definitions of these terms, click on their full names:  ​

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:

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.

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AjamuKwame17BlackOHCuyahogaH, IOMurderDeath19752014P/FAOM
AyersDavid42BlackOHCuyahogaH, IO, JIMurderLife without parole20002011DNAP/FAOM
BookerDonte18BlackOHCuyahogaSexual Assault10 to 25 years19872005DNAMWID
BridgemanWiley20BlackOHCuyahogaH, IOMurderDeath19752014P/FAOM
Collier-HammondRosalynd27BlackOHCuyahogaCV, F, NCChild Sex AbuseLife19992017P/FA
D'AmbrosioJoe26WhiteOHCuyahogaCDC, HMurderDeath19892012P/FAF/MFEOM
DempseyJack33WhiteOHCuyahogaAArson10 to 25 years19962007OMILD
DossCarl33BlackOHCuyahogaNCOther Nonviolent Felony4 to 10 years19951997
GloverLaurese16BlackOHCuyahogaH, IOMurder15 to life19962016F/MFEOM
GreenAnthony Michael22BlackOHCuyahogaIOSexual Assault20 to 50 years19882001DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
HoustonDarrell23BlackOHCuyahogaHMurder33 to Life19922010P/FA
IrbyDerius17BlackOHCuyahogaCDC, CIURobberyNot sentenced20162017MWIDP/FA
JacksonCharles27BlackOHCuyahogaCIU, H, IOMurder30 to life19912019MWIDP/FAOM
JacksonRicky18BlackOHCuyahogaH, IOMurderDeath19752014P/FAOM
JohnsonEugene17BlackOHCuyahogaH, IOMurder18 to life19962016MWIDF/MFEOM
JohnsonShayla25BlackOHCuyahogaFDrug Possession or Sale1 year and 6 months20122018
KingEvin37BlackOHCuyahogaCIU, H, IOMurder15 to life19952017DNA*F/MFE
LarkinsRonald33BlackOHCuyahogaCDC, HMurderLife without parole19862006P/FAOM
LemonsAnthony19BlackOHCuyahogaHMurder21 to life19952014P/FAOM
MillerChristopher24BlackOHCuyahogaCIU, IOSexual Assault40 years20022018DNAMWIDP/FAOM
PiszczekBrian22WhiteOHCuyahogaIOSexual Assault15 to 25 years19911994DNAMWID
RocheCarlos40BlackOHCuyahogaNCOther Nonviolent Felony5 years20072008ILD
SailorRu-El22BlackOHCuyahogaCIU, H, IOMurder25 to life20032018MWID
SeiberGeorge41WhiteOHCuyahogaAssault10 to 25 years19871999MWIDP/FAOM
SillerThomas41WhiteOHCuyahogaCDC, H, IOMurder30 to life19982011DNA*P/FAF/MFEOM
TowlerRaymond24BlackOHCuyahogaCV, IOChild Sex AbuseLife19812010DNAMWIDF/MFE
Vaughan IIIJames28BlackOHCuyahogaCV, NCChild Sex AbuseLife without parole20082009P/FAF/MFEILD
WheattDerrick17BlackOHCuyahogaH, IOMurder18 to life19962016F/MFEOM
WilsonDeontae28BlackOHCuyahogaCIU, CVRobberyNot sentenced20172017MWID
ZimmerWalter40WhiteOHCuyahogaCDC, H, IOManslaughter50 years19982011DNA*P/FAF/MFEOM