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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 column labeled "Tags" allows you to sort and search cases by each of several additional common characteristics. To see the definitions of these terms, click on their full names:  ​

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:

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.

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BecerraJeanie21WhiteKSShawneeF, M, NCAssaultNot sentenced20142014P/FAOMILD
BledsoeFloyd23WhiteKSJeffersonCV, H, IOMurderLife20002015DNAP/FAF/MFEOMILD
EllisonJason23WhiteKSDouglasNCSexual Assault23 years20062011P/FA
HarperBobby28WhiteKSSedgwickNCBurglary/Unlawful Entry3 1/2 to 7 years19872020
HumistonChad19WhiteKSSewardCDC, CV, HMurder16 years and 11 months20012004P/FAOMILD
JonesJoe C.23BlackKSShawneeSexual AssaultLife19861992DNAMWID
JonesRichard23BlackKSJohnsonCDC, IORobbery19 years20012017MWIDOM
LoweryEddie22WhiteKSRileySexual Assault11 to Life19822003DNAFCP/FAOM
MataMichael13WhiteKSClayCV, NCChild Sex Abuse2 years20112011P/FA
McIntyreLamonte17BlackKSWyandotteH, IOMurderLife19942017MWIDP/FAOM
MorrisArthur34WhiteKSShawneeM, NCAssaultNot sentenced20142014P/FAOMILD
SwensonNathaniel21BlackKSSedgwickAttempted Murder16 years and 11 months20002013P/FAILD