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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
Count= 22
CantuRobert23HispanicTXBexarNCOF, WH, NW, INT, PJDrug Possession or Sale15 years20092015FCP/FAOM
CapeJohn47WhiteTXBexarCIU, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale10 years20182021P/FA
CastellanoAlfred42HispanicTXBexarAOF, WH, NW, PJArsonProbation19851993P/FAOMILD
DayCalvin59WhiteTXBexarNC, SAPR, WH, NWSexual AssaultProbation20132015P/FAOMILD
FloresCarlos44HispanicTXBexarCIU, NC, POF, WH, NWAssault3 years20102015P/FAOM
ForrestPaul29WhiteTXBexarCIU, NC, POther Nonviolent Felony2 years20122018ILD
GarciaLouis45HispanicTXBexarCIU, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale8 years20182021P/FA
GutierrezRogelio16HispanicTXBexarCDC, CIU, CV, IO, JV, SAPR, OF, WH, NW, WTChild Sex Abuse30 years19942020P/FAOM
HaygoodAndre24BlackTXBexarHMurderLife20022011MWID
Linan-JuarezRexina33HispanicTXBexarCIU, F, NC, PH, PDrug Possession or SaleProbation20182020P/FA
LynnDevin20BlackTXBexarCIU, M, NC, POther Nonviolent Misdemeanor30 days20192020ILD
MayhughKristie21HispanicTXBexarCSH, CV, F, IO, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse15 years19982016P/FAF/MFE
PalmerJohn28WhiteTXBexarCIU, CV, NC, P, SAChild Sex Abuse10 years19852020P/FA
PihotaTina41WhiteTXBexarCIU, F, NC, POF, WH, NWAssaultProbation20092016P/FAOMILD
RamirezElizabeth20HispanicTXBexarCSH, CV, F, IO, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse37 1/2 years19982016P/FAF/MFE
RiveraCassandra19HispanicTXBexarCSH, CV, F, IO, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse15 years19982016P/FAF/MFE
RodriguesStuart20HispanicTXBexarCIU, CV, M, NC, PThreatsProbation20122018ILD
RodriguezDanielle21HispanicTXBexarCIU, F, M, NC, PDrug Possession or Sale48 days20152018ILD
TimofeyevMikhail34WhiteTXBexarCIU, NC, PAssault54 days20102021P/FA
ValdezGilbert17HispanicTXBexarCV, JV, P, SAPR, WHSexual AssaultProbation19972012OMILD
VasquezAnna19HispanicTXBexarCSH, CV, F, IO, NC, SAChild Sex Abuse15 years19982016P/FAF/MFE
YurtmanErsan18HispanicTXBexarCDC, CIU, CV, IO, SAPR, OF, WH, NW, WTChild Sex Abuse30 years19942020DNAP/FAOM