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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 s​ee 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

OM Tags

  • 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: Witnes​s 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:

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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 !​

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OM Tags
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AlbrittonAmy43WhiteTXHarrisCIU, F, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale45 days20102016F/MFE
AlegriaMegan20WhiteTXHarrisCIU, F, NC, PDrug Possession or SaleProbation20112020F/MFE
BallardFrances54WhiteTNShelbyCSH, CV, F, NC, SAPR, OF, CW, WH, NW, KP, WTChild Sex Abuse5 years19871993P/FAF/MFEOM
BarnesLaritaWhiteF-OK(Northern)FED, F, NCOF, WH, NW, WT, PJDrug Possession or Sale10 years20082009P/FAF/MFEOM
BattsRosa Sade25BlackTXHarrisF, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale2 years20122013F/MFE
BaumerJulie27WhiteMIMacombCV, F, IO, NC, SBSChild Abuse10 to 15 years20052010F/MFEILD
BostickYeidja21BlackPAPhiladelphiaCV, F, HOF, WH, NW, PJManslaughter5 to 10 years19901993P/FAF/MFEOM
BriggsBrandy19WhiteTXHarrisCV, F, NC, P, SBSChild Abuse17 years20002006P/FAF/MFEILD
BrooksGwendolyn52BlackTXHarrisCIU, F, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale6 months20102014F/MFE
BrownCharlotte32BlackTXHarrisF, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale6 years20112012F/MFE
BrownDebra35WhiteUTCacheF, H, IOOF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife19952013F/MFEOMILD
BryanSheila43WhiteGAColquittA, F, H, NCMurderLife19982000F/MFE
BuchhornCarrody42WhiteKSDouglasCV, F, H, NCMurder10 years and 3 months20182022F/MFEILD
BunchKristine21WhiteINDecaturA, CV, F, H, IO, NCFA, WH, NW, PJMurder60 years19962012P/FAF/MFEOM
ButlerSabrina18BlackMSLowndesCV, F, H, NCPR, NWMurderDeath19901995FCF/MFEOM
CacySonia44WhiteTXPecosA, F, H, IO, NCFA, WH, NW, PJMurder99 years19932017P/FAF/MFEOMILD
CanenLana43WhiteINElkhartCDC, F, HPR, OF, FA, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJMurder55 years20052012P/FAF/MFEOMILD
CarnesLinda26WhiteTXWhartonF, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale5 years20142014F/MFE
CashElgerie45WhiteGAPauldingF, H, NCMurderLife20132019F/MFEILD
ChoyFrances17AsianMAPlymouthA, CDC, F, H, IO, JVPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJ, PLMurderLife without parole20112020FCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
CollinsSkye36BlackTXHarrisCIU, F, NC, PDrug Possession or SaleProbation20172017F/MFE
ConleyDonna31WhiteOHPerryCV, F, H, NC, SBSManslaughter13 years20032007F/MFEILD
CurleyCatina32BlackLAOrleansF, H, IO, NCMurderLife20072019F/MFEILD
Davenport-FritscheDonna30WhiteTXMontgomeryF, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale60 days20122013F/MFE
DavisPatrice25BlackTXHarrisCIU, F, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale90 days20142017F/MFE
DebelbotAshley23BlackGAMuscogeeCV, F, H, IO, JI, NCPR, WH, NWMurderLife20092021P/FAF/MFEOMILD
DeJacLynn30WhiteNYErieCV, F, H, JI, NCMurder25 years19942008DNAP/FAF/MFE
Del PreteJennifer31WhiteILWillCV, F, H, NC, SBSPR, WHMurder20 years20052022F/MFEOMILD
DendelKatherine51WhiteMIJacksonF, H, NCMurder7 1/2 to 15 years20032017F/MFEILD
DillGrace50WhiteCAKernCSH, CV, F, JI, NC, SAPR, OF, CW, WH, NW, WTChild Sex AbuseLife19851991P/FAF/MFEOM
DorotikJane53WhiteCASan DiegoF, H, IOPR, FA, WH, NW, PJ, PLMurder25 to life20012022DNAP/FAF/MFEOMILD
DuncanCornelia33BlackTXHarrisCIU, F, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale6 months20132015F/MFE
EdmundsAudrey34WhiteWIDaneCV, F, H, NC, SBSMurder18 years19962008F/MFE
EldridgeYvonne41WhiteCAContra CostaCV, F, NCChild Abuse3 years and 4 months19962003F/MFEILD
Engberg-LehmerTeresa24WhiteIAPottawattamieCV, F, H, NC, P, SBSManslaughter15 years19971998F/MFE
EverettIdella41WhiteWAChelanCSH, CV, F, IO, NC, P, SAOF, CW, NW, WT, INTChild Sex Abuse4 years and 8 months19941998FCP/FAF/MFEOM
FergesonLatanya29BlackTXHarrisCIU, F, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale7 months20082015F/MFE
ForsytheColleen Dill26WhiteCAKernCSH, CV, F, JI, NC, SAPR, OF, CW, WH, NW, WTChild Sex AbuseLife19851991P/FAF/MFEOM
FrederickSherri33BlackTXHarrisF, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale6 months20102012F/MFE
FritzJudith35WhitePALehighF, HManslaughter3 years19951997MWIDF/MFEILD
GainusRhonda44WhiteTXEllisF, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale3 years20122013F/MFE
GauthierVictoria17WhiteTXHarrisCIU, F, JV, NC, PDrug Possession or SaleProbation20132015F/MFE
GoldensteinPaulene42WhiteMNHennepinCV, F, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse10 years19921994P/FAF/MFE
GonserShannon34WhiteCOArapahoeCV, F, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse20 to life20062010P/FAF/MFE
GonzalezKathleen24HispanicNEGageCDC, F, P, SAOF, NW, WTAccessory to Murder10 years19892009DNAP/FAF/MFEOMILD
GrayPaula17BlackILCookF, H, JI, JV, P, SAPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, INTMurder50 years19782002MWIDFCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
GrottonApril 37WhiteTXMontgomeryF, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale1 year20132017F/MFE
HallJennifer20WhiteMOCassA, F, NCArson3 years20012005F/MFEILD
HallPaula36WhiteMOChristianCDC, F, H, JIPR, WHMurder20 years20092013P/FAF/MFEOM
HaydenCourtney24WhiteTXNuecesF, H, NCPR, WHMurder40 years20152018F/MFEOM
HinesJasmyn24BlackTXHarrisCIU, F, M, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale60 days20142016F/MFE
HockersmithLetha Jean31WhiteOKTulsaCV, F, H, SBSMurderLife19941999F/MFE
HolmesChristine37WhiteTXMontgomeryF, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale30 days20232024F/MFE
Hoover-MooreKim38WhiteOHFranklinCV, F, H, NC, SBSMurder15 to life20032021F/MFE
HortonAlice20WhiteTXAngelinaF, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale3 years20122013F/MFE
HubbardDonna Sue30WhiteCAKernCSH, CV, F, NC, SAOF, NW, WTChild Sex AbuseLife19851995FCP/FAF/MFEOM
HughesElicia32BlackMSHindsF, HPR, NWMurderLife20072007F/MFEOMILD
HunterTyeona20BlackOHHamiltonCV, F, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse10 to 25 years19942001P/FAF/MFE
JacksonMartina44Don't KnowCTNew HavenA, CDC, F, NC, PConspiracyNot sentenced20182019FCP/FAF/MFE
JacobsWandra28BlackTXHarrisCIU, F, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale90 days20092016F/MFE
JimenezRosa20HispanicTXTravisBM, CIU, CV, F, H, IO, NCPR, NW, PLMurderLife20052023F/MFEOMILD
JordanQueen Esther45BlackTXHarrisF, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale6 months20082009F/MFE
JordanQueen Esther45BlackTXHarrisF, NC, PDrug Possession or SaleProbation20092009F/MFE
KellerFrances41WhiteTXTravisCDC, CIU, CSH, CV, F, NC, SAOF, CW, WH, NW, WT, PJChild Sex Abuse48 years19922017P/FAF/MFEOM
KingSusan38WhiteKYSpencerF, H, IO, POF, NW, PJManslaughter10 years20082014P/FAF/MFEOM
KingeShirley54BlackNYTompkinsA, FOF, WH, NW, PJArson18 to 44 years19901992P/FAF/MFEOM
KniffenBrenda29WhiteCAKernCSH, CV, F, NC, SAPR, OF, CW, WH, NW, WTChild Sex Abuse20 to 22 years and 4 months19841996P/FAF/MFEOM
KruppaCathy48WhiteTXHarrisCIU, F, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale30 days20062016F/MFE
LattaJacqueline27WhiteINLaPorteA, CV, F, H, NCPR, WH, PJMurder50 years19902002FCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
LeathRaynella Dossett54WhiteTNKnoxF, H, NCOF, WHMurderLife20102017F/MFEOMILD
LeFeverVirginia37WhiteOHLickingF, H, NCFA, WH, NW, PJMurderLife19902011P/FAF/MFEOM
LobatoKirstin18WhiteNVClarkF, H, IO, JIMurder40 to 100 years20022017FCP/FAF/MFEILD
LovelessDebbie31WhiteTXRainsCV, F, H, NCPR, WHMurderLife19891994DNAF/MFEOMILD
LunsfordKacie29WhiteTXHarrisCIU, F, NC, PDrug Possession or SaleProbation20142014F/MFE
LynchRenay39BlackNYErieCIU, F, H, IO, JIPR, OF, WH, NW, PJMurder25 to life19982024DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOM
MawsonKimberly32WhiteRIKentCDC, CV, F, HMurder35 years20072012P/FAF/MFE
MayhughKristie21HispanicTXBexarCSH, CV, F, IO, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse15 years19982016P/FAF/MFE
McCuanDeborah25WhiteCAKernCSH, CV, F, NC, SAOF, CW, WH, NW, WTChild Sex Abuse20 to 22 years and 4 months19841996P/FAF/MFEOM
MendezAlexandra18WhiteTXHarrisCIU, F, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale6 months20142014F/MFE
MichaelsMargaret Kelly22WhiteNJEssexCSH, CV, F, NC, SACW, NW, WTChild Sex Abuse47 years19881994P/FAF/MFEOM
MillerGina25WhiteCAKernCSH, CV, F, JI, NC, SAPR, OF, CW, NW, WTChild Sex AbuseLife19851991P/FAF/MFEOM
MillerTonia18WhiteMICalhounCV, F, H, IO, NC, SBSMurder20 to 30 years20032021F/MFE
MonroeBeverly54WhiteVAPowhatanF, H, NCPR, OF, WH, NW, INTMurder22 years19922003FCP/FAF/MFEOM
MooreJoanna14WhiteCAAlamedaCV, F, H, JV, NC, SAMurderNot sentenced19931994F/MFEILD
MorrisSpeciale24BlackCTNew HavenA, CDC, F, NC, PConspiracyNot sentenced20182019FCP/FAF/MFE
MowbrayFreda Susie39WhiteTXCameronF, H, NCFA, PJMurderLife19881998F/MFEOM
MurphyMichelle17Native AmericanOKTulsaCV, F, H, IO, JVPR, OF, FA, WH, NW, INT, PJ, PLMurderLife without parole19952014DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
MurrayLacresha11BlackTXTravisCV, F, H, JVPR, OF, NW, INTMurder20 years19962001FCF/MFEOMILD
OvertonHannah29WhiteTXNuecesCV, F, H, NCPR, WH, NW, PLMurderLife without parole20072015F/MFEOMILD
PeakCarolyn June39WhiteAZPimaF, HPR, WHMurderNot sentenced20002003F/MFEOM
PettitL. Lynn27WhiteOHVintonF, H, NCMurder15 to life19992001F/MFEILD
PinedaLisa26HispanicCALos AngelesF, HMurder40 to life20052009F/MFE
PittsMarcella29WhiteCAKernCSH, CV, F, JI, NC, SAPR, OF, CW, WH, NW, WTChild Sex AbuseLife19851991P/FAF/MFEOM
RamirezElizabeth20HispanicTXBexarCSH, CV, F, IO, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse37 1/2 years19982016P/FAF/MFE
Ramirez-PowerHollie36WhiteLASt. TammanyF, NCOF, WH, NW, PJTraffic OffenseNot sentenced20182018P/FAF/MFEOM
RiveraCassandra19HispanicTXBexarCSH, CV, F, IO, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse15 years19982016P/FAF/MFE
RobertsAmber19WhiteTXHarrisCIU, F, NC, PDrug Possession or SaleProbation20142015F/MFE
RobertsLisa37BlackORMultnomahF, H, PPR, WHManslaughter15 years20042014DNAF/MFEOMILD
SanchesShimira31HispanicTXHarrisCIU, F, NC, PPR, WHDrug Possession or SaleProbation20122016F/MFEOM
SheldenDebra26WhiteNEGageCDC, F, P, SAAccessory to Murder10 years19892009DNAFCP/FAF/MFEILD
ShvedOlga23WhiteWAFranklinCV, F, NCAssault10 years20092014F/MFE
SmithTammy32WhiteIAHumboldtCV, F, NCChild Abuse10 years20072011F/MFEILD
SommerCynthia28WhiteCASan DiegoF, H, NCMurderLife20072008F/MFEILD
StallingsPatricia24WhiteMOJeffersonCV, F, H, NCMurderLife19911991F/MFEILD
StevensCodie Lynn23WhiteMISaginawCV, F, NC, SBSChild Abuse1 1/2 to 10 years20162020F/MFEILD
StubbsLeigh20WhiteMSLincolnBM, F, IO, NC, SAPR, WHAssault44 years20012013F/MFEOM
TannerHattie35BlackMICalhounF, H, IOOF, WH, NW, PJMurderLife without parole20002018FCP/FAF/MFEOM
TaylorAda JoAnn21WhiteNEGageCDC, F, H, P, SAOF, NW, WTMurder40 years19892009DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
TigerNatascha40Don't KnowNYOrangeCV, F, NC, POther Violent Felony4 months20122023FCF/MFEILD
TiscarenoAbigail40HispanicUTSummitCV, F, NC, SBSPR, WHChild AbuseNot sentenced20042005FCF/MFEOMILD
TuttleAmber21WhiteNVClarkCIU, F, M, NC, PDrug Possession or SaleProbation20122017F/MFE
VanceTammy31WhiteMSLincolnBM, F, IO, NC, SAPR, WHAssault44 years20012013F/MFEOM
VasquezAnna19HispanicTXBexarCSH, CV, F, IO, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse15 years19982016P/FAF/MFE
VossKrystal28WhiteCOAlamosaCDC, CV, F, H, NC, SBSPR, WHMurder20 years20042017FCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
WareMelonie30BlackGADeKalbCV, F, H, NC, SBSMurderLife20052009F/MFEILD
WatkinsJoyce39BlackTNDavidsonCIU, CV, F, H, IO, SAPR, WH, NW, PLMurderLife19882022P/FAF/MFEOMILD
WeathingtonJennifer19WhiteGAPauldingF, H, NCMurderLife20132019F/MFEILD
WeaverMary41WhiteIAMarshallCV, F, H, NC, SBSMurderLife without parole19941997P/FAF/MFE
WeimerCrystal23WhitePAFayetteBM, CDC, F, H, IO, JIPR, OF, FA, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJ, PLMurder15 to 30 years20062016P/FAF/MFEOM
WerkheiserJulie31WhiteNYTiogaCV, F, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse11 to Life20152024P/FAF/MFEILD
WilsonKathryn Dawn22WhiteNCChowanCSH, CV, F, NC, SAPR, OF, CW, WH, NW, WTChild Sex AbuseLife19931997P/FAF/MFEOM
WinfreyMegan16WhiteTXSan JacintoF, H, JVMurderLife20082013F/MFE
WosuJoy33BlackNYErieCV, F, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse25 years19932009P/FAF/MFEILD
WrightSummer20BlackTXHarrisCIU, F, M, NC, PDrug Possession or SaleCommunity service20132015F/MFE