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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: Perju​ry By Official
  • PL: Prosecutor Lied In Court

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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BegayWilson49Native AmericanORWascoM, NCOtherProbation20182021
BradfordTed23Native AmericanWAYakimaSASexual Assault10 years19962010DNAMWIDFC
CorbineMaurice30Native AmericanWISawyerNCPR, OF, WH, NW, PJTraffic Offense6 years20112015P/FAOMILD
CroyNorma Jean24Native AmericanCASiskiyouF, HMurderLife19791997ILD
CroyPatrick23Native AmericanCASiskiyouHMurderDeath19792004ILD
EmoryMalcolm19Native AmericanMASuffolkNCOF, WH, NW, PJAssaultProbation19701990P/FAOM
FreseGeorge20Native AmericanAKFairbanksCDC, CV, H, IO, JI, SAPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, PJ, PLMurder40 years19992015MWIDFCP/FAF/MFEOM
GhostbearEdward34Native AmericanMTHillCV, NC, SAPR, WH, NW, PLChild Sex Abuse5 years20122020P/FAF/MFEOM
GreggCody26Native AmericanOKOklahomaNC, PDrug Possession or Sale15 years20192019F/MFEILD
GregoryWassillie48Native AmericanAKBethelM, NC, POF, WH, NWHarassmentProbation20142015P/FAOM
IshamRommain31Native AmericanWIDouglasCV, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse10 years19902010P/FA
JamesErnestine42Native AmericanF-WA(Western)FED, F, HManslaughterProbation19951999
KillianGloria35Native American, WhiteCASacramentoCDC, F, HPR, WH, NW, KPMurder32 to Life19862002P/FAOM
Lozoya Jr.Clarence25Native AmericanMNCarltonNC, PAssault4 years20172019
MurphyMichelle17Native AmericanOKTulsaCV, F, H, IOPR, OF, FA, WH, NW, INT, PJ, PLMurderLife without parole19952014DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
OlebarBrandon19Native AmericanWAKingIORobbery16 years and 6 months20032013MWID
PeaseKevin19Native AmericanAKFairbanksCDC, CV, H, IO, JI, SAPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, PJ, PLMurder60 years19992015MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
RobertsMarvin19Native AmericanAKFairbanksCDC, CV, H, IO, JI, SAPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, PJ, PLMurder33 years19992015MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
Tall BearJohnny34Native AmericanOKOklahomaH, IOMurderLife without parole19922018DNAMWIDF/MFE
VentEugene17Native AmericanAKFairbanksCDC, CV, H, IO, JI, SAPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, PJ, PLMurder38 years19992015MWIDFCP/FAF/MFEOM
WhiteMichael35Native AmericanNYErieNC, SASexual Assault5 years20062015DNAP/FA
WilberDanny24Native AmericanWIMilwaukeeHMurderLife20052022ILD
WurdemannJohn29Native AmericanIDCanyonA, CDCOF, NW, WTAttempted MurderLife20022018MWIDP/FAOMILD