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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 see 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 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

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:

​Keyword Filter:

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 !​

Race
Tags
OM Tags
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BautistaJuan19HispanicCASan JoaquinCIU, CV, IOAttempted Murder40 to Life20112021MWIDP/FA
BookerLarry30WhiteCAMercedCIU, CV, NC, P, SAChild Sex AbuseProbation19932017P/FA
CiriaJoaquin29BlackCASan FranciscoCDC, CIU, H, IOOF, NW, WTMurder31 to life19912022MWIDP/FAOMILD
ColeyCraig31WhiteCAVenturaCIU, CV, H, SAMurderLife without parole19802017DNAF/MFE
ContrerasMarco20HispanicCALos AngelesCIU, IOAttempted MurderLife19972017MWID
CourtneyUriah25WhiteCASan DiegoCIU, CV, IO, SASexual AssaultLife20062013DNAMWID
DiazLuis20HispanicCASanta ClaraCIU, SASexual Assault15 years19842012MWID
DickersonJermaine18BlackCAContra CostaCIU, CV, P, SAChild Sex AbuseProbation19982021P/FAILD
FoleyKenneth Wayne26WhiteCASanta ClaraCIU, IOPR, NWRobbery25 to Life19952007MWIDOM
HanlineMichael31WhiteCAVenturaCDC, CIU, H, IOPR, WHMurderLife without parole19802015DNAP/FAOM
HarrisDerrick21BlackCALos AngelesCIU, IOOF, NW, WTRobbery15 years20132020MWIDF/MFEOM
HastingsMaurice29BlackCALos AngelesCIU, H, IO, SAMurderLife without parole19882022DNAMWID
HurleyJerry22WhiteCAVenturaCIU, M, PTraffic Offense4 days20172017P/FA
Ixta, Jr.Ignacio20HispanicCAVenturaCIUPR, OF, WH, NW, WTAttempted Murder35 years to life20102021MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
JenningsRaymond25WhiteCALos AngelesCIU, HMurder40 to life20092017F/MFEILD
JohnsonZavion18BlackCASacramentoCIU, CV, H, IO, NC, SBSMurder25 to life20022018F/MFE
Martinez Jr.RubenHispanicCALos AngelesCIUPRRobbery40 years and 8 months20082019MWIDOMILD
PayneGlenn28BlackCASanta ClaraCIU, CV, IO, NC, SACW, NW, WTChild Sex Abuse27 years19902018P/FAF/MFEOMILD
PerezJose19HispanicCAVenturaCIU, CV, PRobbery13 years20122019MWID
RobertsHorace40BlackCARiversideCIU, H, IOMurder15 to life19992018DNAP/FA
RubalcavaLionel23HispanicCASanta ClaraCIU, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, WT, PJ, PLAttempted Murder31 to Life20032019MWIDP/FAOMILD
ShullGeorge Edward30WhiteCASanta ClaraCIU, IO, P, SASexual Assault5 years19892009MWID
TorresAlexander20HispanicCALos AngelesCIU, H, IOMurder40 years to Life20012021MWIDF/MFE
WalkerQuedillis Ricardo34HispanicCASanta ClaraCDC, CIU, HPR, WHMurder26 to Life19912003DNAP/FAOM