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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
Count= 27
BanksMedell27BlackALChoctawCDC, CV, H, NC, POF, NW, INTManslaughter15 years20012003FCP/FAOM
BeamonMelvin Todd24BlackALMontgomeryHPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WTMurder25 years19891990P/FAOM
DandridgeBeniah Alton29WhiteALMontgomeryCDC, H, JIPR, NW, KPMurderLife19962015P/FAF/MFEOMILD
Deakle, Jr.Evan Lee59WhiteALMobileCV, NC, SAChild Sex AbuseNot sentenced20152015P/FA
DoyleRobert E.44WhiteALMontgomeryCV, NC, SAPR, WHChild Sex Abuse20 years19922001P/FAOM
DrinkardGary37WhiteALMorganHMurderDeath19952001ILD
EllisAndre35BlackALPikeNC, SAPR, WHSexual Assault85 years20132014P/FAOM
EmbryAnthony23BlackALJeffersonH, PMurder20 years19931997MWID
GainesFreddie Lee22BlackALJeffersonHMurder30 years19741991MWID
GrimesDon30BlackALHenryPR, OF, WH, NWRobberyLife without parole19871996MWIDOM
GurleyTimothy22WhiteALMadisonAAttempted Murder35 years20002002MWID
HintonAnthony29BlackALJeffersonHMurderDeath19862015MWIDF/MFEILD
HolemonJeffrey23WhiteALTuscaloosaSASexual AssaultLife19881999DNAMWID
HolsombackJohn33WhiteALShelbyCV, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse25 years19882000P/FAILD
HuntH. Guy54WhiteALMontgomeryNCOfficial MisconductProbation19931998
JonesLydia Diane40BlackALJeffersonFDrug Possession or SaleLife without parole20002006ILD
MahanDale22WhiteALJeffersonSASexual Assault35 years19861998DNAMWIDF/MFE
MahanRonnie26WhiteALJeffersonSASexual AssaultLife without parole19861998DNAMWIDF/MFE
McMillianWalter45BlackALMonroeCDC, HPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WTMurderDeath19881993P/FAOM
MooreDaniel Wade24WhiteALMorganH, SAPR, WH, NW, PLMurderDeath20022009OM
PadgettLarry Randal40WhiteALMarshallH, SAPR, WHMurderDeath19921997F/MFEOM
PardueMichael17WhiteALBaldwinCDC, HPR, OF, FA, WH, NW, KP, PJ, INTMurderLife19731997FCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
QuickWesley18WhiteALJeffersonHMurderDeath19972003
SealieFrank23BlackALJeffersonHMurderLife without parole20142015MWIDP/FA
SmithZachary Noah24WhiteALJeffersonCV, NC, SAChild Sex AbuseProbation20062012P/FA
WhiteGeorge36WhiteALCoffeeHMurderLife19871992
Williams Antonio35BlackALJeffersonCV, SAPR, CW, WH, NW, WTChild Sex AbuseLife20072011P/FAOMILD