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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.

Race
Tags
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AbdalWarith Habib43BlackNYErieIOSexual Assault20 to Life19831999DNAMWIDF/MFEOM
Angeles-AcostaRoberto37HispanicNYQueensCV, IOAttempted Murder16 2/3 to 50 years19952019MWID
AyersDevon18BlackNYBronxH, IOMurder25 to life19972012P/FAOM
AyersDevon18BlackNYBronxH, IOMurder25 to life19972013P/FAOM
BarnesSteven19WhiteNYOneidaCV, H, IO, JIMurder25 to Life19892009DNAMWIDP/FAF/MFE
BozellaDewey16BlackNYDutchessCDC, H, IOMurder20 to Life19832009P/FAOM
BrownRoy29WhiteNYCayugaH, IO, JIMurder25 to Life19922007DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
BryantDavid18BlackNYBronxCV, H, IOMurder25 to Life19762019FCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
BunnJohn14BlackNYKingsH, IOMurder7 to life19922018MWIDOM
BurtonHuwe16BlackNYBronxCDC, CIU, H, IOMurder15 to Life19912019FCP/FAOM
BushKeith17BlackNYSuffolkCIU, CV, H, IOMurder20 to Life19762019DNA*FCP/FAF/MFEOMILD
ChalmersTerry20BlackNYWestchesterIOSexual Assault12 to 24 years19871995DNAMWID
CountsGregory19BlackNYNew YorkCIU, IO, NCSexual Assault16 to 48 years19922018DNA*P/FA
DabbsCharles27BlackNYWestchesterIOSexual Assault12 1/2 to 20 years19841991DNAMWIDF/MFE
DaysSelwyn32BlackNYWestchesterH, IOMurder50 to life20042017DNA*FCP/FAILD
DeaconDerrick34BlackNYKingsCV, H, IOMurder25 to life19892013P/FAOM
DennyMark16BlackNYKingsCIU, IOSexual Assault19 to 57 years19892017MWID
DeskovicJeffrey16WhiteNYWestchesterCV, H, IOMurder15 to Life19902006DNAFCOM
DixonValentino21BlackNYErieCIU, H, IOMurder38 1/3 to life19922018MWIDP/FAOM
DukesCarl19BlackNYAlbanyCDC, H, IO, JIMurder39 to life19982016FCP/FAOM
EppsCory25BlackNYErieH, IOMurder25 to life19982017MWIDOM
FappianoScott21WhiteNYKingsIOSexual Assault20 to 50 years19852006DNAMWID
GarryEdward20HispanicNYBronxH, IO, JIMurder25 to life19972018MWIDP/FAOM
GibbsBarry38WhiteNYKingsH, IO, JIMurder20 to Life19882005P/FAOM
GonzalezHector18HispanicNYKingsH, IOMurder15 to Life19962002DNAMWID
HalsteadDennis26WhiteNYNassauCDC, CV, H, IO, JIMurder33 years and 4 months19862005DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
HatchettAndre24BlackNYKingsCIU, H, IOMurder25 to life19922016P/FAOMILD
HicksTyrone41BlackNYBronxIOSexual Assault8 years20002014DNA*MWID
JonesLavell19BlackNYAlbanyCDC, H, IOMurder37 1/2 to Life19992016FCP/FAOM
KogutJohn19WhiteNYNassauCV, H, IO, JIMurder33 years and 4 months19862005DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOM
McCaffreyWilliam28WhiteNYNew YorkIO, NCSexual Assault20 years20062009DNA*P/FA
McCrayAntron14BlackNYNew YorkCDC, IOSexual Assault5 to 10 years19902002DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOM
MoraRaymond25HispanicNYKingsA, CIU, CV, H, IO, NC, PHMurder25 to life19812015P/FAF/MFEILD
OrtizVictor24HispanicNYOrangeCV, IOSexual Assault12 1/2 to 25 years19841996DNAMWID
PeacockFreddie26BlackNYMonroeIOSexual Assault5 years19762010DNAMWIDFCP/FAOM
PerryVanDyke21BlackNYNew YorkCIU, IO, NCSexual Assault7 to 14 years19922018DNA*P/FA
RestivoJohn25WhiteNYNassauCDC, CV, H, IO, JIMurder33 years and 4 months19862005DNAP/FAF/MFEOM
RichardsonKevin14BlackNYNew YorkCDC, IOSexual Assault5 to 10 years19902002DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOM
RodriguezFelipe22HispanicNYQueensH, IOMurder25 to life19902019MWIDP/FAOM
RosarioRichard20HispanicNYBronxCIU, CV, H, IOMurder25 to life19982016MWIDOMILD
RuizRafael24HispanicNYNew YorkCIU, IOSexual Assault8 1/3 to 25 years19852020DNAMWIDOM
SalaamYusef14BlackNYNew YorkCDC, IOSexual Assault5 to 10 years19902002DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOM
SantanaRaymond14HispanicNYNew YorkCDC, IOSexual Assault5 to 10 years19902002DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOM
SchulzStephen35WhiteNYSuffolkIORobbery11 years19992009MWIDILD
SterlingFrank25WhiteNYMonroeH, IOMurder25 to Life19922010DNAFC
VasquezWilliam34BlackNYKingsA, CIU, CV, H, IO, NCMurder25 to life19812015P/FAF/MFEILD
VillalobosAmaury30HispanicNYKingsA, CIU, CV, H, IO, NCMurder25 to life19812015P/FAF/MFEILD
WarneyDouglas34WhiteNYMonroeH, IOMurder25 to Life19972006DNAFCF/MFEOM
WatkinsCathy27BlackNYBronxF, H, IOMurder25 to life19972012P/FA
WeeksCarlos20BlackNYKingsCIU, CV, H, IOMurder27 1/2 to Life19952019P/FA
WiseKorey16BlackNYNew YorkCDC, IOSexual Assault5 to 15 years19902002DNAFCP/FAF/MFEOM