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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.​​​​

OM Tags
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AddisonRonald19BlackMDBaltimore CityH, IOPR, WHMurder30 years19982005P/FAOMILD
AllenDwight28BlackMDBaltimore CityNCPR, OF, WH, NW, PJAssaultProbation20002003P/FAOM
AustinMichael25BlackMDBaltimore CityHPR, WHMurderLife19752002P/FAOMILD
BryantMalcolm24BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, CV, H, IOOF, FA, WH, NW, PJMurderLife19992016DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
BurgessSabein24BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, H, IOPR, WHMurderLife19952014F/MFEOMILD
BurleyUmar39BlackMDBaltimore CityH, NC, POF, WH, NWManslaughter15 years20112018P/FAOM
ChestnutAlfred16BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, CV, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJ, PLMurderLife19842019P/FAOM
GoodsDarron19BlackMDBaltimore CityCVAttempted MurderNot sentenced20052006MWIDILD
JohnsonJerome20BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, H, IOOF, WHMurderLife19892018P/FAOMILD
JohnsonLamar20BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, H, IOOF, NW, WTMurderLife20052017MWIDOMILD
JohnsonMichael26BlackMDBaltimore CityCDC, CV, H, SAPR, WH, NW, KPMurderNot sentenced20132018P/FAOM
JonesTyrone20BlackMDBaltimore CityCV, H, IOPR, WHMurderLife19992010MWIDF/MFEOM
LittleDevon26BlackMDBaltimore CityHMurderLife20172019MWIDP/FAF/MFEILD
LomaxWalter20BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, H, IOPR, WHMurderLife19682014MWIDOMILD
MadisonPaul29BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJ, PLMurder50 years19912021MWIDP/FAOM
McPhersonKenneth20BlackMDBaltimore CityCDC, CIU, H, IOPR, WHMurderLife19952019P/FAOMILD
MooneyJohn19WhiteMDBaltimore CityCIU, H, IOMurderLife20102014P/FA
MorrisDavid19BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, H, IOPR, WHMurder50 years20052021DNAMWIDOM
OwensJames L.22WhiteMDBaltimore CityCDC, H, JI, SAPR, WHMurderLife19882008DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
ParksGarreth16BlackMDBaltimore CityHPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PLMurder80 years20002015P/FAOM
PettifordAntoine23BlackMDBaltimore CityH, POF, WHMurderLife19952000MWIDP/FAOM
RobertsHenry Myron62WhiteMDBaltimore CityH, PHMurder50 years19922002
ShipleyClarence20BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife19922018P/FAOM
SimmonsEric24BlackMDBaltimore CityCDC, CIU, H, IOPR, WHMurderLife19952019P/FAOMILD
SmithDemetrius25BlackMDBaltimore CityH, IOPR, WHMurderLife20102012P/FAOM
SmithYusuf23BlackMDBaltimore CityNCOF, WH, NW, PJWeapon Possession or SaleUnknown20182018P/FAOM
Stewart, Jr.Andrew16BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, CV, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJ, PLMurderLife19842019P/FAOM
SyedAdnan17AsianMDBaltimore CityCDC, H, IOPR, WHMurderLife20002022DNAP/FAF/MFEOMILD
ThomasMelvin20BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, IOAttempted Murder65 years20012020MWID
WashingtonGary25BlackMDBaltimore CityCV, HOF, WH, NW, WTMurderLife19872019P/FAOMILD
WatkinsRansom16BlackMDBaltimore CityCIU, CV, H, IOPR, OF, WH, NW, KP, WT, PJ, PLMurderLife19842019P/FAOM