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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

DNA: Post-conviction DNA testing was conducted and contributed to the exoneration.


 

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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.​​​​

Race
Tags
OM Tags
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AceroLongino35HispanicCASanta ClaraNC, PSex Offender Registration2 years and 4 months19942006ILD
AdamsAnthony26HispanicCALos AngelesH, POF, WH, NW, WTManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
AlvarezJesse19HispanicCALos AngelesH, POF, WH, NW, WTManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
AlvarezJorge23HispanicCALos AngelesH, POF, WH, NW, WTManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
ArteagaJose26HispanicCAOrangeM, PTheft116 days20162016DNAMWID
BaileySamuel32Don't KnowCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, PJWeapon Possession or Sale2 years and 8 months19961999P/FAOM
BanksBrian16BlackCALos AngelesCV, NC, P, IO, SASexual Assault6 years20032012P/FA
BarriosDiego20HispanicCALos AngelesPOF, WH, NW, PJWeapon Possession or SaleUnknown19962000P/FAOM
BookerLarry30WhiteCAMercedCIU, CV, NC, P, SAChild Sex AbuseProbation19932017P/FA
CandidoRoberto23HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, PJWeapon Possession or Sale2 years and 8 months19982000P/FAOM
CarranzaCarlos24HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale1 year19982000P/FAOM
CarrilloDelbert21HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, INTDrug Possession or Sale2 years19982000FCP/FAOM
ChavezEmmanuel16HispanicCALos AngelesPOF, WH, NW, INTWeapon Possession or Sale6 months19962000FCP/FAOM
CoxRichard47WhiteCAKernCSH, CV, NC, P, SAPR, OF, CW, WH, NW, WT, PJChild Sex AbuseUnknown19851991P/FAOMILD
DavalosLuis16HispanicCALos AngelesH, POF, WH, NW, WTManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
DickersonJermaine18BlackCAContra CostaCIU, CV, P, SAChild Sex AbuseProbation19982021P/FAILD
EasleyEdward35WhiteCAShastaCV, IO, P, SAChild Sex Abuse10 years19932017P/FAF/MFE
GarciaSteven46HispanicCALos AngelesPOF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale4 years19972000P/FAOM
GomezAlfredo24HispanicCALos AngelesCDC, NC, POF, WH, NW, INTWeapon Possession or Sale1 year and 4 months19972000FCP/FAOM
GonzalezDaniel18HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NWAssaultNot sentenced20062007P/FAOM
GuardadoManuelHispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation19972000P/FAOM
HarrisClinton32BlackCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NWWeapon Possession or Sale3 years19962000FCP/FAOM
HeadCharles31BlackCAOrangeM, NC, PWeapon Possession or SaleProbation20062021ILD
HernandezJulianHispanicCALos AngelesPOF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or SaleProbation19982000P/FAOM
HernandezMiguelHispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, PJWeapon Possession or Sale1 year and 4 months19961999P/FAOM
HerreraBobby Paiste17HispanicCASanta ClaraPAssault5 years19982000MWIDP/FAILD
Holmes IIICharles41WhiteCASan DiegoNC, PSex Offender Registration9 years20052014ILD
HurleyJerry22WhiteCAVenturaCIU, M, PTraffic Offense4 days20172017P/FA
JonesJosephDon't KnowCALos AngelesPOF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale8 years19981999P/FAOM
LaraJose21HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, INTWeapon Possession or SaleProbation19972000FCP/FAOM
LeaJoe24HispanicCASolanoCV, NC, P, SAChild Sex Abuse16 to life20002009P/FA
LobosAllan20HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NWWeapon Possession or Sale1 year19962000P/FAOM
LozanoJesus33HispanicCALos AngelesPOF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale1 year and 4 months19972000P/FAOM
MadridJoseHispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, PJWeapon Possession or Sale1 year and 4 months19972000P/FAOM
McAnallyTamara32WhiteCASan DiegoF, NC, PFraudProbation20042011
MenaEnrique29HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, WT, INTWeapon Possession or Sale3 years19972000FCP/FAOM
MenendezCeaser22HispanicCALos AngelesH, POF, WH, NW, WTManslaughter12 years19962001P/FAOM
MirandaAdam21HispanicCALos AngelesCDC, H, PPR, WH, NW, KP, WTMurderLife19832009P/FAOM
MontesRoy18HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale1 year19961999P/FAOM
Moreno, Jr.Tony28HispanicCALos AngelesNC, PRobbery3 years20142016P/FA
MunozRaul23HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, PJAssault3 years19962000P/FAOM
NatividadCesar27HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, PJAssault227 days19962000P/FAOM
NguyenChuong42AsianCAContra CostaM, NC, POF, WH, NWOther Nonviolent Misdemeanor60 days20132016P/FAOM
OchoaJames19HispanicCAOrangePOF, NW, WTRobbery2 years20052006DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
OchoaOscar24HispanicCALos AngelesPOF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale3 years19972000FCP/FAOM
O'HearnPatrick55WhiteCAMarinNC, POther Violent FelonyProbation20182021ILD
OliverIvan20HispanicCALos AngelesPOF, WH, NW, PJWeapon Possession or Sale2 years and 8 months19962000P/FAOM
OrdonezFelipe21HispanicCALos AngelesPOF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale180 days19972000P/FAOM
PallaresJose18HispanicCAOrangePWeapon Possession or Sale2 years20052008DNAMWID
PerezJose19HispanicCAVenturaCIU, CV, PRobbery13 years20122019MWID
PetersGerald28WhiteCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale2 years19962000P/FAOM
PoulosMichelle33WhiteCALos AngelesF, IO, NC, PThreats2 years20012017P/FA
RenoRonald32WhiteCAFresnoPWeapon Possession or Sale25 to Life19972002
RojasRubenHispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale6 years19971999P/FAOM
RomeroCarlosHispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale1 year19971999P/FAOM
RomeroCarlos E.18HispanicCALos AngelesPOF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale180 days19952000P/FAOM
SahagunBlanca28HispanicCALos AngelesF, NC, POF, WH, NW, PJDrug Possession or Sale1 year19972000P/FAOM
SchoppeCarl 30HispanicCAContra CostaNC, POF, WH, NWWeapon Possession or Sale1 year and 4 months20152016P/FAOM
ShullGeorge Edward30WhiteCASanta ClaraCIU, IO, P, SASexual Assault5 years19892009MWID
Smith Paul49WhiteCAOrangeJI, NC, PPR, OF, NW, WTAttempt, Violent4 years and 8 months20102022P/FAOM
StingleyWarren40BlackCAContra CostaM, NC, POF, WH, NWOther Nonviolent Misdemeanor20 days20132016P/FAOM
SuaresJuan21HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or Sale4 years19972000P/FAOM
TapiaDaniel16HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NW, WTDrug Possession or SaleProbation19982000FCP/FAOM
TaylorRuth31WhiteCAKernCSH, CV, F, NC, P, SAPR, OF, CW, WH, NW, WT, PJChild Sex Abuse6 years19852001P/FAOMILD
VanderhorstZachary19BlackCASan FranciscoP, SAOF, NW, WTSexual AssaultLife19742021MWIDOMILD
VrionesRene18HispanicCALos AngelesNC, POF, WH, NWDrug Possession or SaleProbation19962000P/FAOM
WengerBraden30WhiteCAContra CostaM, NC, POther Nonviolent Misdemeanor25 days20152016P/FA
ZambranoRafael21HispanicCALos AngelesPOF, WH, NWWeapon Possession or Sale1 year and 4 months19972000P/FAOM