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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.​​​​

OM Tags
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BragdonAnthony19BlackDCCV, SAFA, WH, NW, PJSexual Assault30 years19922003MWIDP/FAF/MFEOM
Burner Troy17BlackDCH, IOMurder30 to life19942020P/FA
ButlerDennis19BlackDCHOF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurder20 to life19712020P/FAF/MFEOM
DamienMichael27WhiteDCH, PHPR, WHMurder20 to Life19752005P/FAOM
DewittSteven20BlackDCHOF, WH, NW, WT, PJMurder15 to Life19922006MWIDP/FAOM
EastridgeJoseph28WhiteDCHPR, WHMurder20 to Life19752005P/FAOM
GatesDonald Eugene30BlackDCH, SAFA, NWMurder20 to Life19822009DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
GathersGary17BlackDCH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, PJ, PLMurder36 to life19942015FCP/FAOMILD
GrandsonDwight17BlackDCHPR, WHMurder42 years and 8 months20062011P/FAOM
GreenEdward19BlackDCCV, SASexual AssaultNot sentenced19891990DNAMWID
GuandiqueIngmar19HispanicDCH, JIPR, WH, NW, KPMurder60 years20102016P/FAOM
JonesMichael19BlackDCIO, SASexual Assault9 to 30 years19962019MWIDF/MFE
LongusMichael26BlackDCHOF, NW, WTMurder25 years20052013P/FAOM
MartinKevin17BlackDCCDC, H, IO, P, SAPR, NWManslaughter15 to Life19842014DNAP/FAF/MFEOMILD
MitchellKeith18BlackDCH, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, PJ, PLMurder36 to life19942015P/FAOMILD
NelsonDerrieBlackDCHFA, WH, NW, PJMurder42 years to Life19862022P/FAF/MFEOM
OdomKirk18BlackDCSASexual Assault20 to 66 years19812012DNAMWIDF/MFE
RolandS. Jermaine25BlackDCCV, M, NC, SAOther Violent Misdemeanor1 year and 25 days20132015P/FA
SousaJoseph26WhiteDCHPR, WHMurder20 to Life19752005P/FAOM
TribbleSantae17BlackDCH, IOMurder20 to Life19802012DNAP/FAF/MFE
WrightCleveland20BlackDCH, IO, SAFA, WH, NW, PJMurder20 to Life19792014DNAP/FAF/MFEOM