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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.

Race
Tags
OM Tags
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AveryWilliam25BlackWIMilwaukeeH, JI, SAOF, WH, NWMurder40 years20052010DNAFCP/FAOM
BurnsideBrandon27BlackWIMilwaukeeHOF, NW, WTMurderLife20112015DNA*MWIDOMILD
BurrowesChristopher21BlackWIMilwaukeeCV, SAChild Sex Abuse3 years20072009P/FA
GlennEugene41BlackWIMilwaukeeRobbery20 years20022003MWID
GonzalezEsteban28HispanicWIMilwaukeeNCOF, NW, PJOther Nonviolent Felony1 year and 6 months20082011FCP/FAOM
GoodmanWarren30BlackWIMilwaukeeCDCRobbery22 years19942007MWIDP/FAILD
HadawaySammy20BlackWIMilwaukeeCDC, CV, IO, P, SAOF, NW, INTAttempt, Violent5 years19962018DNAFCP/FAOM
HoganSamuel49BlackWIMilwaukeeNC, SASexual Assault6 years19951997P/FAILD
HollowayDaryl24BlackWIMilwaukeeIO, SASexual AssaultLife19932016DNAMWID
JacksonRaynard22BlackWIMilwaukeeNCOF, WH, NW, PJWeapon Possession or Sale5 years and 9 months20042009P/FAOM
LusterAlbert18BlackWIMilwaukeeCV, NC, SAChild Sex AbuseUnknown19901992P/FAILD
OttChaunte21BlackWIMilwaukeeCDC, CV, H, IO, SAOF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife19962009DNAP/FAOM
RashMorris23BlackWIMilwaukeeNCOF, WH, NW, PJWeapon Possession or Sale4 to 6 years20042009P/FAOM
ReedCornelius15BlackWIMilwaukeeHMurderLife19931997MWID
RobinsonDavonn17BlackWIMilwaukeeCV, NC, P, IO, SAChild Sex Abuse5 years20062010FCP/FA
SanchezSantos46HispanicWIMilwaukeeH, IOOF, WH, NW, PJMurderLife19962021P/FAOM
SandersDavid39WhiteWIMilwaukeeCV, IO, SAChild Sex Abuse15 years20062007MWID
SandersDerrick21BlackWIMilwaukeeCDC, H, PMurder21 to life19932018P/FAILD
Silva, Sr.Juan43HispanicWIMilwaukeeH, PManslaughter5 years20142015FC
StinsonRobert Lee20BlackWIMilwaukeeH, SAMurderLife19852009DNAF/MFEILD
TurnpaughDavid43WhiteWIMilwaukeeNCOther Nonviolent Misdemeanor60 days20062013
WashingtonVonaire24BlackWIMilwaukeeRobbery22 years19912001MWIDILD
WinstonMichael29BlackWIMilwaukeeCDCAttempted Murder26 years20132018MWIDP/FAILD
YangJustin34AsianWIMilwaukeeCV, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse7 years20042006P/FA