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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.

Race
Tags
Count= 47
AhmedMubarez31OtherMIWayneCIU, H, IOMurder44 to 60 years20022018P/FAOMILD
BaileyKevin19BlackILCookCDC, H, IOMurder80 years19902018DNA*FCP/FAOM
BatchelorCorey19BlackILCookCDC, H, IOMurder30 years19912018DNA*FCP/FAOM
BenavidesVicente42HispanicCAKernCV, H, NC, SBSMurderDeath19932018P/FAF/MFEOMILD
BoutoRobert17WhiteILCookCV, H, IO, JIMurder45 years19962018P/FAOM
BrownMarcel18BlackILCookH, IOMurder35 years20112018FCP/FAOMILD
BuariCalvin20BlackNYBronxHMurder50 to life19952018P/FAOM
ClarkJeffrey21WhiteKYMeadeH, IO, JIMurderLife19952018DNA*P/FAF/MFEOM
DayArnold18BlackILCookCV, H, IOMurder60 years19942018FCP/FAOMILD
DixonValentino21BlackNYErieCIU, H, IOMurder38 1/3 to life19922018MWIDP/FAOM
FloydJohn31WhiteLAOrleansH, IOMurderLife without parole19822018DNA*FCP/FAOM
GardinerKenneth21WhiteGAChathamH, IO, JIMurderLife19922018P/FAF/MFEOM
GarryEdward20HispanicNYBronxH, IO, JIMurder25 to life19972018MWIDP/FAOM
GomezAriel17HispanicILCookCDC, H, IOMurder35 years19982018FCP/FAOM
HardinGarr Keith22WhiteKYMeadeH, IO, JIMurderLife19952018DNA*FCP/FAF/MFEOM
HaydenCourtney24WhiteTXNuecesF, H, NCMurder40 years20152018P/FAF/MFEOM
HornVernon17BlackCTNew HavenCDC, HMurder70 years20002018MWIDP/FAOMILD
JacksonJoseph24BlackNYNassauCDC, CIU, HMurder25 to life19972018MWIDFCP/FAOMILD
JacksonMarquis19BlackCTNew HavenCDC, HMurder45 years20002018MWIDP/FAOMILD
JakesAnthony15BlackILCookCDC, H, IOMurder40 years19932018FCP/FAOMILD
JohnsonJerome20BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, H, IOMurderLife19892018P/FAOMILD
JohnsonJustly24BlackMIWayneH, IOMurderLife without parole20002018P/FAOMILD
JohnsonMichael26BlackMDBaltimore CityCDC, CV, HMurderNot sentenced20132018P/FAOM
JonesMark20WhiteGAChathamH, IO, JIMurderLife19922018P/FAF/MFEOM
KelleyEric28BlackNJPassaicCDC, H, IOMurderLife19962018DNAFCP/FAOM
Lawrence Shawn37BlackNYSuffolkCDC, HMurder75 to life20152018P/FAOMILD
LeeRalph30BlackNJPassaicCDC, H, IOMurderLife19962018DNAMWIDFCP/FAOM
LucciDominic22WhiteGAChathamH, IO, JIMurderLife19922018P/FAF/MFEOM
MaxwellBobby Joe29BlackCALos AngelesH, JIMurderLife without parole19842018P/FAF/MFEOM
MosesSundhe19BlackNYKingsCV, HMurder24 1/3 to life19972018FCP/FAOM
NolleyJohn22BlackTXTarrantCIU, H, IO, JIMurderLife19982018DNA*P/FAF/MFEOM
PhillipsRichard25BlackMIWayneCDC, CIU, H, IOMurderLife without parole19722018P/FAOMILD
ReddDerrick35BlackNYQueensCV, HMurder25 to life20112018P/FAOMILD
RobinsonDavid32BlackMOScottH, JIMurderLife without parole20012018P/FAOMILD
RodriguezRicardo22HispanicILCookH, IOMurder90 years19972018MWIDP/FAOMILD
SanchezJesus18HispanicILCookCDC, HMurder45 years20142018FCP/FAF/MFEOM
ScottKendrick20BlackMIWayneH, IOMurderLife without parole20002018P/FAOMILD
ShipleyClarence20BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, H, IOMurderLife19922018P/FAOM
SierraThomas19HispanicILCookCDC, H, IOMurder55 years19972018MWIDP/FAOM
SiggersDarrell20BlackMIWayneCIU, HMurderLife without parole19842018MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
SimmonsJamaal26BlackPAPhiladelphiaCIU, HMurder15 to 30 years20122018P/FAOM
SmithFeronda30BlackMIGeneseeCDC, HMurderLife without parole20112018P/FAOM
SopronMatthew22WhiteILCookCDC, CV, HMurderLife without parole19982018P/FAOM
TannerHattie35BlackMICalhounF, H, IOMurderLife without parole20002018FCP/FAF/MFEOM
VailetteJohn34WhiteF-CTA, FED, HMurderNot sentenced20152018P/FAOM
VillegasDaniel16HispanicTXEl PasoCDC, CV, H, IOMurderLife19952018FCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
WilliamsShawn19BlackNYKingsCIU, HMurder25 to life19942018P/FAOMILD