Innocents Database

Pre-1989 U. S. cases only

927 Cases (updated online May 14, 2017)

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LAST NAMEFULL NAMEUS STATE/JURISCRIMESENTENCEYEARS IMPRISONEDYEAR CRIMEYEAR JAILEDYEAR CONVICTEDYEAR RELEASEDYEAR CLEAREDRESULTAGE IMPRISONEDAGE RELEASEDSEXSKIN/ETHNICITYCOUNTY/REGIONCITYCOMPENSATIONCONVICTION BYJURYJUDGE (BENCH TRIAL)GUILTY PLEAALFORD PLEACONVICTION BASED ONEYEWITNESS ERRORVICTIM EYEWITNESS ERRORNUMBER OF WITNESSESFALSE/PERJURIOUS TESTIMONYJAILHOUSE/POLICE INFORMANT OR CO-DEFENDANTCRIME LAB ERROREXPERT WITNESS ERRORJUDICIAL ERROR OR MISCONDUCTPOLICE MISCONDUCT OR ERRORPROSECUTOR MISCONDUCT OR ERRORCONCEALED EVIDENCE/BRADY VIOLATIONFALSE CONFESSIONCO-DEFENDANT FALSELY CONFESSEDFINGERPRINTHAIR ANALYSISBITE MARKBLOOD ANALYSISDNAARSONFIREARM, BALLISTICS, BULLETDRUG ANALYSISSBS (SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME)INEFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSELCIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCEFAULTY JURY INSTRUCTIONEXONERATION BASED ONTRIAL COURT PRESENTENCE MOTION TO VACATE CONVICTIONTRIAL COURT POST-SENTENCE NEW TRIAL MOTIONDIRECT APPEAL - APPELLATE COURT REVERSALSTATE HABEAS OR POST-CONV. REVIEW (OR PROVINCE)FEDERAL HABEAS (OR EQUIV. IN NON-U.S. COUNTRY)CORAM NOBIS (OR EQUIV. IN NON-U.S. COUNTRY)ACQUITTED AFTER RETRIALACQUITTED BY REVIEWING COURTCONVICTION OVERTURNED/QUASHEDPARDONEDLEGISLATURE OVERTURNED CONVICTIONCHARGES DISMISSEDPOSTHUMOUS EXONERATIONTRIAL JUDGE ERRORSINSUFFICIENT EVIDENCEACTUAL CULPRIT(S) IDENTIFIEDCONFESSION BY PERPETRATORRECANTATION BY VICTIM OR OTHER WITNESSUNRELIABILITY OF WITNESS (INCLIDING CONFESSION)NEW WITNESS COMES FORWARDNEW EVIDENCE WITNESS TESTIMONY WAS ERRONEOUSNEW PHYSICAL OR DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCEFORENSIC OR EXPERT TRIAL EVIDENCE UNRELIABLENEW FORENSIC EVIDENCE OR EXPERT ANALYSISFINGERPRINTBLOOD ANALYSIS (NEW)DNA U.S. (PRIMARY)DNA U.S. (CONTRIBUTORY)DNA - NON-U.S.CCTV VIDEO OR OTHER VIDEO EVIDENCEELECTRONIC EVIDENCE (EMAIL, ETC.) NON-VIDEOINEFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSELNO CRIMINAL INTENTIN DIFFERENT CITY OR COUNTY AT TIME OF CRIMEIN DIFFERENT STATE AT TIME OF CRIMEIN DIFFERENT COUNTRY AT TIME OF CRIMENO CRIME OCCURREDALLEGED VICTIM NOT INJURED OR ALIVE IN MURDER CASEPOLICE MISCONDUCT/CORRUPTION OR ERRORPROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCTFABRICATED EVIDENCECONCEALED EVIDENCE (BRADY VIOLATION IN U.S.)SELF-DEFENSELACK OF JURISDICTION/STATUTE OF LIMITATIONSNEW JUDICIAL RULING OR LEGISLATIONFEDERAL REVIEW OF STATE CONVICTIONCONVICTED OF SAME CRIME "X" TIMESNO OF TRIALSCO-DEFENDANTS (X=YES)NO OF CO-DEFENDANTS WRONGLY CONVICTEDMISDEMEANORPROSECUTION CONCEDED MOJ/HARMFUL ERRORSCONV. INTEGRITY UNITCONVICTION TYPEHOMICIDEHOMICIDE/SEXSEXUAL ASSAULT/RAPE/INDECENT ASSAULTCHILD SEX ASSAULT/ABUSEROBBERY/THEFT/BURGLARY/EXTORTIONASSAULTDRUGFRAUD/FORGERY/EMBEZZELMENT/BRIBERYCHILD ABUSE/ASSAULTVIOLENT OTHERNON-VIOLENTRECORD ENTERED
LAST NAMEFULL NAMEUS STATE/JURISCRIMESENTENCEYEARS IMPRISONEDYEAR CRIMEYEAR JAILEDYEAR CONVICTEDYEAR RELEASEDYEAR CLEAREDRESULTAGE IMPRISONEDAGE RELEASEDSEXSKIN/ETHNICITYCOUNTY/REGIONCITYCOMPENSATIONCONVICTION BYJURYJUDGE (BENCH TRIAL)GUILTY PLEAALFORD PLEACONVICTION BASED ONEYEWITNESS ERRORVICTIM EYEWITNESS ERRORNUMBER OF WITNESSESFALSE/PERJURIOUS TESTIMONYJAILHOUSE/POLICE INFORMANT OR CO-DEFENDANTCRIME LAB ERROREXPERT WITNESS ERRORJUDICIAL ERROR OR MISCONDUCTPOLICE MISCONDUCT OR ERRORPROSECUTOR MISCONDUCT OR ERRORCONCEALED EVIDENCE/BRADY VIOLATIONFALSE CONFESSIONCO-DEFENDANT FALSELY CONFESSEDFINGERPRINTHAIR ANALYSISBITE MARKBLOOD ANALYSISDNAARSONFIREARM, BALLISTICS, BULLETDRUG ANALYSISSBS (SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME)INEFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSELCIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCEFAULTY JURY INSTRUCTIONEXONERATION BASED ONTRIAL COURT PRESENTENCE MOTION TO VACATE CONVICTIONTRIAL COURT POST-SENTENCE NEW TRIAL MOTIONDIRECT APPEAL - APPELLATE COURT REVERSALSTATE HABEAS OR POST-CONV. REVIEW (OR PROVINCE)FEDERAL HABEAS (OR EQUIV. IN NON-U.S. COUNTRY)CORAM NOBIS (OR EQUIV. IN NON-U.S. COUNTRY)ACQUITTED AFTER RETRIALACQUITTED BY REVIEWING COURTCONVICTION OVERTURNED/QUASHEDPARDONEDLEGISLATURE OVERTURNED CONVICTIONCHARGES DISMISSEDPOSTHUMOUS EXONERATIONTRIAL JUDGE ERRORSINSUFFICIENT EVIDENCEACTUAL CULPRIT(S) IDENTIFIEDCONFESSION BY PERPETRATORRECANTATION BY VICTIM OR OTHER WITNESSUNRELIABILITY OF WITNESS (INCLIDING CONFESSION)NEW WITNESS COMES FORWARDNEW EVIDENCE WITNESS TESTIMONY WAS ERRONEOUSNEW PHYSICAL OR DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCEFORENSIC OR EXPERT TRIAL EVIDENCE UNRELIABLENEW FORENSIC EVIDENCE OR EXPERT ANALYSISFINGERPRINTBLOOD ANALYSIS (NEW)DNA U.S. (PRIMARY)DNA U.S. (CONTRIBUTORY)DNA - NON-U.S.CCTV VIDEO OR OTHER VIDEO EVIDENCEELECTRONIC EVIDENCE (EMAIL, ETC.) NON-VIDEOINEFFECTIVE ASSISTANCE OF COUNSELNO CRIMINAL INTENTIN DIFFERENT CITY OR COUNTY AT TIME OF CRIMEIN DIFFERENT STATE AT TIME OF CRIMEIN DIFFERENT COUNTRY AT TIME OF CRIMENO CRIME OCCURREDALLEGED VICTIM NOT INJURED OR ALIVE IN MURDER CASEPOLICE MISCONDUCT/CORRUPTION OR ERRORPROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCTFABRICATED EVIDENCECONCEALED EVIDENCE (BRADY VIOLATION IN U.S.)SELF-DEFENSELACK OF JURISDICTION/STATUTE OF LIMITATIONSNEW JUDICIAL RULING OR LEGISLATIONFEDERAL REVIEW OF STATE CONVICTIONCONVICTED OF SAME CRIME "X" TIMESNO OF TRIALSCO-DEFENDANTS (X=YES)NO OF CO-DEFENDANTS WRONGLY CONVICTEDMISDEMEANORPROSECUTION CONCEDED MOJ/HARMFUL ERRORSCONV. INTEGRITY UNITCONVICTION TYPEHOMICIDEHOMICIDE/SEXSEXUAL ASSAULT/RAPE/INDECENT ASSAULTCHILD SEX ASSAULT/ABUSEROBBERY/THEFT/BURGLARY/EXTORTIONASSAULTDRUGFRAUD/FORGERY/EMBEZZELMENT/BRIBERYCHILD ABUSE/ASSAULTVIOLENT OTHERNON-VIOLENTRECORD ENTERED
AccardoAntonino Joseph AccardoIllinois - Federal CaseTax Evasion (including income tax evasion)6 years19601962Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteCookChicagoXFebruary 28, 2015
AdamsGibbs AdamsLouisianaContempt of Court$300 fine197119711972Judicially ExoneratedMaleEast Baton RougeBaton RougeX
AgneHerman AgneNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
AliAmeer Ben AliNew YorkMurderLife Imprisonment1118911891189119021902Sentence CommutedMaleNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXXXXXX
AliMuhammad AliTexas - Federal CaseDraft Evasion (including Failure to Register and Failure to report for induction)5 years and $10,000 fine1967196719671971Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackHarrisHoustonXXXXXX
AmadoChristian AmadoMassachusettsFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment219801980198019821982Judicially Exonerated2123MaleBlackSuffolkBostonXX1XXXXX
AndrewsHerbert T. AndrewsMassachusettsForgery14 months0.119131913191419141914Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXX17XXXXXXX
AndrewsWilliam AndrewsMassachusettsVagrancy9 months0.2518861886188618861886PardonedMaleWhiteNorfolkFranklinXXXXXXXDecember 15, 2015
AntickFrank John AntickCaliforniaMurder and Burglary10 years in prison minimum19731975Judicially ExoneratedMaleSan BernardinoUplandXXXXXX
AntoniewiczJoseph AntoniewiczPennsylvaniaFelony MurderLife Imprisonment15.8319521952195219681968Judicially Exonerated1632MaleWhitePhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaXXXXXXX3X
AnzaloneTheodore AnzaloneMassachusetts - Federal CaseFinancial Violation (currency structuring, etc)198019841985Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXXXXXX
ArangoLuis Carlos ArangoFloridaMurderDeath619801980198019861986Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicMiami-DadeXXX
ArbeiterJoseph Franz ArbeiterMissouriSecond Degree Murder40 years6.2519631963196719701970Judicially Exonerated1522MaleWhiteSt. LouisSt. LouisXXXXXX22XJune 24, 2015
ArroyoMiguel ArroyoNew YorkManslaughterExonerated After Conviction But Prior to Sentencing1196519651965Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicKingsNew York CityXX2XXXXXXX
ArtisJohn ArtisNew JerseyMurderLife Imprisonment1519661966196619811988Judicially Exonerated2034MaleBlackPassaicPatersonXXXXXXXXXXXX22X2X
AsplinWarren AsplinMichiganArmed robbery10 to 15 years19511976PardonedMaleGeneseeXMay 8, 2015
Associates Inc.Laurell Associates Inc.New YorkForgery1197819781980Judicially ExoneratedBusinessSuffolkXXXXXXX4XJune 5, 2014
AvilaEdward AvilaCaliforniaRobbery (includes armed robbery)5 years to life imprisonment0.251957195719571957Pardoned29MaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXX2XXX
BachelorBrett BachelorFloridaSecond Degree Murder15 years11979197919801980Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteAlachuaXX1XXXXX
BachmaierJoseph BachmaierNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
BaileyJohn BaileySouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
BakerLena BakerGeorgiaFirst Degree MurderDeath and Executed1944194419441945Pardoned Posthumously After Execution4344FemaleBlackRandolphCuthbertXXX
BanksJerry BanksGeorgiaFirst Degree MurderDeath6.1219741974197519801980Judicially Exonerated2329MaleBlackHenryMcDonoughXXXXX22X
Banks JrAlf Banks JrArkansasFirst Degree MurderDeath419191919191919231923Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackPhillipsElaineX22X12X
BarbatoJoseph BarbatoNew YorkFirst Degree MurderDeath2.1719281928192919301930Judicially Exonerated3638MaleWhiteBronxNew York CityXXXXXXXXX
BarberaJ. Anthony BarberaNew YorkRobbery (includes armed robbery)Exonerated After Conviction But Prior to Sentencing0.1519311931193119311931Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteKingsNew York CityXX2XXXXXXXX
BarberArthur BarberNew YorkFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment1019651965196919751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteBronxNew York CityXXXXXXXXX
BarrCharles F. BarrSouth CarolinaTrespassing and Breach of the Peace19601960196019601964Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackRichlandColumbiaXXXXXXXXX5XXFebruary 20, 2014
Barwick (FL conviction)Richard D. Barwick (FL conviction)FloridaRobbery (includes armed robbery)1966Judicially ExoneratedMaleHillsboroughXXXXXJanuary 2, 2015
Barwick (ID conviction)Richard D. Barwick (ID conviction)IdahoRobbery (includes armed robbery)196819691971Judicially ExoneratedMaleNez PerceLewistonXXXXXXXXXJanuary 2, 2015
BaxterDaniel BaxterMassachusettsRape10 years2.1718821882188218841884PardonedMaleWhiteMiddlesexXX1XXXXDecember 15, 2015
BealeClyde BealeWest VirginiaFirst Degree MurderDeath and later resentenced or commuted to Life719261926192619331933PardonedMaleWhiteMingoVulcanXX2XXXX
BeardenUnknown BeardenNew YorkVehicular Homicide (Incl. Culpable negligence)194119411943Judicially ExoneratedMaleQueensNew York CityXXXXXXJune 9, 2014
BeemanGary L. BeemanOhioMurderDeath31975197619791979Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteAshtabulaXXXXXXX2X
BeiterDiane BeiterNew YorkHomicide (criminally negligent)11977197819801980Judicially ExoneratedFemaleMonroePenfieldXXXXXXXJune 4, 2014
BellCraig H. BellVirginiaSecond Degree Murder20 years0.1719861987198719871988Judicially Exonerated2525MaleWhiteVirginia BeachVirginia BeachXXX
BelohlavekJosef BelohlavekNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
BeneventeLouis BeneventeNew JerseyRobbery (includes armed robbery)5 to 15 years519191919191919241936Legislature Overturned ConvictionMaleWhiteCamden$5,000XXX1XXXXX
BennettLouis William BennettOklahomaSecond Degree Murder35 years31957195719601960PardonedMaleWhiteOklahomaOklahoma CityXXXXXXX
BenwayGeorge W. BenwayMassachusettsPolygamy3 years1.6718851885188518861886PardonedMaleWhiteNorfolkXXXXXXDecember 15, 2015
BerdueThomas BerdueCaliforniaMurderDeath18511851185118511851PardonedMaleWhiteSan FranciscoSan Francisco$2,000XX8XXX
BergCarl Frederick BergNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
BeringerJoseph BeringerIllinoisMurder and ConspiracyLife Imprisonment without possibility of parole5.519811981198319871987Judicially ExoneratedMaleCookChicagoXXXXXX2X
BeringerKenneth BeringerIllinoisMurder and Conspiracy30 years5.519811981198319871987Judicially ExoneratedMaleCookChicagoXXXXXX2X
BernerMary BernerIllinoisForgeryProbation0.119281928192919291929Judicially ExoneratedFemaleWhiteCookChicagoXX8XXXXX2X
Bernstein (bank robbery conviction)Charles Bernstein (bank robbery conviction)MinnesotaBank Robbery (incld. Armed)40 years9191919281928Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteHennepinHopkinsXX2XXX
Bernstein (murder conviction)Charles Bernstein (murder conviction)District of ColumbiaFirst Degree MurderDeath8193319401945PardonedMaleWhiteDistrict of ColumbiaDistrict of ColumbiaXX1XXX
BertrandDelphine BertrandConnecticutManslaughter10 to 15 years2.2519441944194419461946Judicially ExoneratedFemaleWhiteNew LondonOld LymeXXXXX
BiddleThomas Woodrow BiddleMissouriRobbery (includes armed robbery)25 years197519801980Judicially ExoneratedMaleCooperOttervilleXXXXXXXJanuary 3, 2015
BilgerGeorge Harland BilgerPennsylvaniaMurderLife Imprisonment219361937193919411941PardonedMaleWhitePhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaXX2XXX2X2X
BilligDonal M. BilligU.S. Military - Federal CaseNegligent Homicide4 years2198619881988Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXX
BillingsWarren K. BillingsCaliforniaMurderDeath and later resentenced or commuted to Life2319161916191619391939Judicially Exonerated2346MaleWhiteSan FranciscoSan FranciscoXXXXXXXXX2X
BlairAlton BlairNew YorkHomicide (criminally negligent)11970Judicially ExoneratedMaleOnondagaXXXXXXXJune 4, 2014
BlakeJames Gilbert BlakeSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
BlakeJenniese BlakeSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedFemaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
BlantonRobert H. BlantonLouisianaMurderLife Imprisonment619721974197419801980Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteAscensionXX2XXXXXXXXXXXX
BoehmanJohn BoehmanNew YorkMurderLife Imprisonment16189519111911Judicially Exonerated2440MaleWhiteKingsNew York CityXX
BonaventuraUnknown BonaventuraNew YorkVehicular Homicide (Incl. Culpable negligence)1946Judicially ExoneratedMaleQueensNew York CityXXXXXXJune 9, 2014
BoogieClarence Gilmore BoogieWashingtonMurderLife Imprisonment131933193519481948PardonedMaleWhiteSpokaneSpokaneXX2XXXXX
BooneLarry BooneNew YorkMurder25 years to life in prison4.519711973197319751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleBronxNew York City$45,000XXXXXXXXX2XMay 31, 2014
BoornJesse BoornVermontMurderDeath0.2518191819181918201820Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteBenningtonManchesterXXXXXXX2X
BoornStephen BoornVermontMurderDeath0.2518191819181918201820Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteBenningtonManchesterXXXXXXX2X
BorchersWalter BorchersNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
BorreroGeorgino BorreroNew YorkNegligent Homicide5 years probation19821983198319831986Judicially ExoneratedMaleBronxNew York CityXXXXXXMay 31, 2014
BottsNancy Louise BottsIndianaForgery2 to 14 years2.0819341934193419361936Pardoned2031FemaleWhiteHowardKokomo$4,000XXX7XXXXX
Bouie (Resisting Arrest)Simon Bouie (Resisting Arrest)South CarolinaResisting Arrest30 days in jail or $100 fine19601960196019601962Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackRichlandColumbiaXXXXXXXXXXFebruary 20, 2014
Bouie (Trespassing)Simon Bouie (Trespassing)South CarolinaCriminal Trespass30 days in jail or $100 fine19601960196019601964Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackRichlandColumbiaXXXXXXXXX2XFebruary 20, 2014
BowenClifford Henry BowenOklahomaMurderDeath519801980198119861987Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteOklahomaOklahoma CityXX2XXXXXXXXX
BowlesJoe BowlesNorth CarolinaFirst Degree MurderDeath219191919191919211921PardonedMaleWhiteSurryXX
BowlesWilliam BowlesNew YorkVehicle Offenses1 month and $100 fine194019471952Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSteubenXX1XXXXXJune 29, 2014
BoydPayne BoydWest VirginiaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment1.519181924192519251925Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackMercerModocXX4XXXX23X
BradburyMary BradburyMassachusettsWitchcraft169216921711Legislature Overturned ConvictionFemaleWhiteEssexSalem£20XX
BraggDonald BraggFloridaThreaten to Assault or Cause Bodily Harm1985Judicially ExoneratedMaleVolusiaDaytona BeachX
BrandenburgClarence BrandenburgOhioTerrorism1 to10 years and $1,000 fine19641969Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteHamiltonXXXXXXX
BransonWilliam BransonOregonSecond Degree MurderLife Imprisonment519151915191619201920Pardoned2328MaleWhiteYamhillWillaminaXX33X
BrayGeorge BrayIllinoisRape99 years1619421942194219581958Judicially ExoneratedMaleCookChicagoXX1XXXXX
BreglerOtto BreglerNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
BrennanPatrick BrennanMassachusettsPerjury3 years1.518821882188218841884PardonedMaleWhiteNorfolkXXXXXDecember 15, 2015
BriggsJoseph BriggsIllinoisFirst Degree MurderDeath1.519041904190519061906Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteCookChicagoXX2XXXXX2X
Broady Jr.Thomas H. Broady Jr.OhioFirst Degree Murder10 to 25 years419731973197319781977Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteFranklinColumbusXX2XXXXXXXXXX2X
BroderSylvan D. BroderNew YorkFraud (passing bad checks, documents, casino, bankrupcy, etc.)19441945Judicially Exonerated Posthumously5151MaleKingsNew York CityXX
BrothmanAbraham BrothmanNew York - Federal CaseGrand Jury False Testimony (Including endeavoring to pursuade another to testify falsely.)5 years & $5,000 fine19471950195019521951Judicially Exonerated3739MaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXMarch 26, 2014
BroughtonWilliam BroughtonGeorgiaObsenity Related Charge5 years and $500 fine0.1719001900190019001900PardonedMaleBlackFultonAtlantaXXXXXXXX
BrownAndrew BrownSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
BrownAnthony Silah BrownFloridaFirst Degree MurderDeath319831986Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackX
BrownBradford BrownDistrict of ColumbiaSecond Degree Murder18 years to life 419751979Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackDistrict of ColumbiaDistrict of ColumbiaX
BrownDelores BrownSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedFemaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
BrownJ. B. BrownFloridaMurderDeath1219011901190119131913Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackPutnamPalatka$2,492X
BrownJoseph Green BrownFloridaFirst Degree MurderDeath13197419871987Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackXX1XXXXXXXXXX
BrownMinerva BrownSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedFemaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
BrownWillie A. BrownFloridaFirst Degree MurderDeath5198119831988Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackUnionRaifordXXXXXX2X
BrucatoUnknown BrucatoNew YorkVehicular Homicide (Incl. Culpable negligence)1942Judicially ExoneratedMaleKingsNew York CityXXXXXXJune 9, 2014
Bruce (IL case)Lenny Bruce (IL case)IllinoisObsenity Related Charge1 year196219631964Judicially Exonerated38MaleWhiteCookChicagoXXXXXXXXX
BryanCarl J. BryanU.S. Military - Federal CaseMurderLife Imprisonment19211921PardonedMaleCoblenzXXXXX5X
BuckleyJeremiah P. BuckleyWashington - Federal CaseMail Fraud197519841986Judicially ExoneratedMaleKingSeattleXXXXXX3X
BuffordCharles Lee BuffordAlabamaMurder and RobberyDeath3.6719771977197819811981Judicially Exonerated2327MaleWilcoxXXXXX22X
BundyHarry Dale BundyOhioFirst Degree MurderDeath219571957195719591959Judicially Exonerated3941MaleWhiteStarkUniontownXXXX2X
BurdickGary Lee BurdickNew YorkRobbery (includes armed robbery)19751979Judicially ExoneratedMaleMonroeRochesterXXXXXXJune 21, 2014
BurksDavid Wayne BurksTennessee - Federal CaseBank Robbery20 years2.6719751975197619781978Judicially ExoneratedMaleDavidsonNashvilleXXXXXXXOctober 12, 2015
Burnham JrGeorge Burnham JrNew YorkLarceny2 years0.371907190719071907Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXX
BurnsMathew G. BurnsMassachusettsAssault with Intent to Rape4 years1.3319031903190319041904PardonedMaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXX1XXXXXXJuly 15, 2016
BurroughsGeorge BurroughsMassachusettsWitchcraftDeath and Executed169216921711Legislature Overturned Conviction after ExecutionMaleWhiteEssexSalem£50XXX
BurtLaVale BurtIllinoisMurderLife Imprisonment119851986Judicially Exonerated1920MaleBlackXX
BurtonOttway BurtonNorth CarolinaContempt of Court10 days19611961196119611962Judicially ExoneratedMaleRandolphAsheboroXXXXXXXXXJanuary 15, 2016
BurtonSamuel L. BurtonVirginiaVoluntary Manslaughter10 years119071908Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX22X2X
ButlerCharles ButlerSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
ButlerLouise ButlerAlabamaMurderLife Imprisonment0.1671928192819281928Judicially ExoneratedFemaleBlackLowndesXX3XXXXXXXXX2X
ByersHarvey Wilson ByersIdahoRape19761981Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteBannockPocatelloXXX1XXXXXJuly 8, 2014
CaldwellGeorge CaldwellMassachusettsArson7 years5.418781879187918841884PardonedMaleWhiteMiddlesexXXXXXXDecember 15, 2015
CallahanDaniel CallahanMassachusettsLarceny1 year0.2518841884188418841884PardonedMaleWhiteMiddlesexLowellXXXXXDecember 15, 2015
CallanKevin CallanMichiganFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment81945194519531953Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackXXXXXX
CallowayWillie CallowayMichiganMurderLife Imprisonment81945194519531953Judicially ExoneratedMaleWayneDetroitXXXXXXXX
CampbellBertram M. CampbellNew YorkTheft (including swindling/fraud, deception and grand larceny)5 to 10 years319371938193819411945Pardoned5255MaleWhiteNew YorkNew York City$115,000XXX5XXXX
CapekRay A. CapekMichiganLarceny3 years probation19641976PardonedMaleMuskegonXMay 8, 2015
CardenRonald Q. CardenArkansasFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment119281929Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
CarlsonFrank CarlsonCalifornia - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.19511957Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXX14X
CarmenJack Allen CarmenOhioMurderLife Imprisonment219751977Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXX
CarrasquilloJosť CarrasquilloNew YorkSecond Degree Manslaughter1-1/3 to 4 years1.519831986198619881988Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXMay 31, 2014
CarrierMartha CarrierMassachusettsWitchcraftDeath and Executed169216921711Legislature Overturned Conviction after ExecutionFemaleWhiteEssexSalem£7 6XXX
CarterDavid CarterSouth CarolinaTrespassing and Breach of the Peace19601960196019601964Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackRichlandColumbiaXXXXXXXXX5XXFebruary 20, 2014
CarterNathaniel CarterNew YorkSecond Degree Murder25 years to Life in prison2.51982198219841984Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackQueensNew York CityXX1XXXXXXXX
CarterRubin 'Hurricane' CarterNew JerseyFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment1919661966196619851988Judicially Exonerated2948MaleBlackPassaicPatersonXXXXXXXXXXXX22X2X
CarusoPhilip CarusoNew YorkRobbery (includes armed robbery)10 to 20 years119381938193819391939Judicially Exonerated2324MaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXX1XXXXXXX
CashinHarry F. CashinNew YorkFirst Degree MurderDeath219311933Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXX
CastaldiAlphonse Vincent CastaldiMissouriTampering with Motor Vehicle3 years21963196319651965Judicially ExoneratedMaleWashingtonXXXXXXXJanuary 3, 2015
CatalinaDonald CatalinaMichiganTheft (Automobile)$50 fine & $45 costs19581980PardonedMaleWashtenawXMay 8, 2015
CauseyMr. CauseyGeorgiaReceiving Stolen Property (Incl. theft by receiving stolen property)197219751976Judicially ExoneratedMaleFultonAtlantaXXXXXXXMarch 25, 2016
CenziThomas A. CenziNew YorkSecond Degree Murder20 years to life in prison31980198019831983Judicially ExoneratedMaleMonroeXXXXXX2XMay 31, 2014
CeroGangi CeroMassachusettsFirst Degree MurderDeath419271931Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXX2X
ChalkEdward ChalkMarylandLoitering With IntentExonerated After Conviction But Prior to Sentencing0.519361936193619361936Judicially ExoneratedMaleBaltimoreReistertownXXX4XXXXX
ChambersIsiah ChambersFloridaFirst Degree MurderDeath919331933193319421942Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackBrowardPompano BeachXXXXXX2X4X
ChambersLeon ChambersMississippiMurderLife Imprisonment419691973Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackXX
ChanceJimmy Dale ChanceTexasBurglary (including aggravated)197919791980Judicially ExoneratedMaleBellXXXXXXXXApril 19, 2016
ChanceJohn H. ChanceMassachusettsFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment1218981898189819111911PardonedMaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXXXXXXDecember 15, 2015
CharlesEarl Patrick CharlesGeorgiaMurderDeath3.619741974197519781978Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlack$75,000XX2XXXXXXXX
ChastainA. B. ChastainFloridaRobbery (includes armed robbery)20 years31937193719401950PardonedMaleX
ChavisBenjamin Franklin ChavisNorth CarolinaArson and Conspiracy29 to 34 years819711971197219791981Judicially Exonerated and Later Pardoned2331MaleBlackNew HanoverWilmington$244,470XXXXXXXXXXXXXX2X10X
CheistmanJohn CheistmanMassachusettsLarceny1 year0.1718851885188618861886PardonedMaleWhiteWorcesterXX1XXXXXXDecember 15, 2015
ChenShui-Yee Shirley ChenWashington - Federal CaseCustoms Violation19781979Judicially ExoneratedFemaleAsianXXXXXXXXX
ChristieMichael Clayton ChristieWashingtonRobbery (includes armed robbery)5 to 20 years3.5819691969196919731973Judicially Exonerated1721MaleKingRentonXXXXXXXXX
ChristophErnest Martin ChristophNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
CiancanelliVictor Marion CiancanelliCaliforniaRobbery (includes armed robbery)5 years to life imprisonment2.519611962196219641964Judicially Exonerated3841MaleWhiteLos AngelesInglewood$5,000XX3XXXXXXXJuly 15, 2016
ClarkCharles Lee ClarkMichiganMurderLife Imprisonment301938193819681968Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackWayneDetroit$10,000XX3XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
ClarkEphraim R. ClarkMichiganFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment21960196019611963Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXXX3X
ClarkJohnny ClarkSouth CarolinaTrespassing and Breach of the Peace19601960196019601964Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackRichlandColumbiaXXXXXXXXX5XXFebruary 20, 2014
ClarkLeonard D. ClarkNew JerseyHate Crime - speech only12 to 14 months & fine0.7519401941194119411941Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSussexAndoverXXXXXXX9XNovember 12, 2015
CleagueAllen CleagueNew YorkBurglary (including aggravated)1968Judicially ExoneratedMaleErieXXXXXXJune 8, 2014
ClementsH. A. ClementsTexasRobbery (includes armed robbery)5 years1929Judicially ExoneratedMaleXXX
ClevelandArthur ClevelandNew YorkMurder25 years to life in prison4.519711973197319751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleBronxNew York City$57,012XXXXXXXXX2XMay 31, 2014
CoakleyMarion CoakleyNew YorkRape5 to 15 years419831983198519871987Judicially Exonerated2832MaleBlackXX3XXXX
CobbPerry CobbIllinoisFirst Degree Murder and RobberyDeath1019771977197919871987Judicially Exonerated and Later PardonedMaleBlackCookChicago$140,000XX1XXXXXXXXXX5X2X
CoffinWilliam Sloane CoffinMassachusetts - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2 years19681969Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXX4X
CohenPatricia CohenNew YorkSecond Degree Murder20 years to life in prison11976197919801983Judicially ExoneratedFemaleWestchesterXXXXXXXXXMay 31, 2014
ColemanRobert ColemanGeorgiaMurderLife Imprisonment419291929192919331933Pardoned2226MaleWhiteClayton$25,000XXXXXX
ColeyAllen ColeySouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
CollinsBenjamin F. CollinsMassachusettsRobbery (includes armed robbery)2-1/2 to 3-1/2 years0.1619281928192819281928Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteMiddlesexSomervilleXX5XXXXXXXX
CollinsMichael J. CollinsU.S. Military - Federal CaseAttempted Rape and Burglary10 years imprisonment and reduction in rank219541956Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhite$25,000XXXXX
ComerWillie ComerPennsylvaniaRobbery (includes armed robbery)2 to 4 years0.3319611962Judicially ExoneratedMaleXXX
CommandHenry CommandMichiganBreaking and entering3 to 15 years19471980PardonedMaleWayneXMay 8, 2015
CompanySuffolk Contracting CompanyNew YorkConspiracy to violate one or more laws.1916Judicially ExoneratedBusinessSuffolkXX7X
CompanyWashington Water Pow CompanyWashington - Federal CaseMail Fraud197519841986Judicially ExoneratedBusinessKingSeattleXXXXXX3X
ConnellyDorothy Healey ConnellyCalifornia - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.19511957Judicially ExoneratedFemaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXX14X
ConnellyPhilip Marshall ConnellyCalifornia - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.19511957Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXX14X
ConquestSylvanus ConquestVirginiaVoluntary Manslaughter10 years119071908Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhite22X2X
ConwayMargaret ConwayMassachusettsArson3 years1.2518821882188418841884PardonedMaleWhiteMiddlesexXXXXDecember 15, 2015
CooksTony CooksCaliforniaSecond Degree Murder15 years to life imprisonment519811986Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackX
CooperC. D. CooperSouth CarolinaMurderLife Imprisonment1319211934Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
CoryErnest N. CoryMaryland - Federal CaseMail Fraud & Racketeering (incl. RICO)18 months1975198019771988Judicially ExoneratedMaleBaltimoreBaltimoreXXXXX6X
CoryGiles CoryMassachusettsWitchcraft169216921711Legislature Overturned Conviction died in custodyMaleWhiteEssexSalem£10 10XXX
CoryMartha CoryMassachusettsWitchcraftDeath and Executed169216921711Legislature Overturned Conviction after ExecutionFemaleWhiteEssexSalem£10 10XXX
CountsRichard M. CountsSouth CarolinaTrespassing and Breach of the Peace19601960196019601964Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackRichlandColumbiaXXXXXXXXX5XXFebruary 20, 2014
County News Inc.Richmond County News Inc.New YorkObsenity Related Charge19571961Judicially ExoneratedBusinessRichmondXXXXXXXXXXJanuary 4, 2015
Cox (Athens County)Bradley Charles Cox (Athens County)OhioRobbery and Burglary14 to 50 years21980198019821982Judicially ExoneratedMaleAthensXXXXXXXXXX
CoxBradley Charles CoxOhioRape and Robbery (including burglary)56 to 200 years21980198019821982Judicially ExoneratedMaleFairfield$110,000XXXXXXXXXX
CraigAlvin CraigMissouriSecond Degree Murder10 years1192919301930PardonedMaleWhiteXXXXXX2X
CreamerJames Edward CreamerGeorgiaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment419711971197319751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteCobbMariettaXX1XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX7X
CrittendonThomas CrittendonKentuckyManslaughter8 years118821884188418841884Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
CruzRafael CruzNew YorkSecond Degree Murder20 years to life in prison4.8319741975197619801980Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicKingsNew York CityXX1XXXXXXX2X2XMay 31, 2014
CurbowSamuel CurbowTexasRobbery (includes armed robbery)30 years1.519391939193919401940PardonedMaleNative American (Indian)CherokeeBullardXX2XXXXXXX2XX
DabneyCondy DabneyKentuckyMurderLife Imprisonment119261927Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteHarlanCoxtonXX
DaleyDominic DaleyMassachusettsMurderDeath and Executed1805180518061984Pardoned Posthumously After ExecutionMaleWhiteHampdenSpringfieldXXXXXX2X
DanielsCharles DanielsNew YorkAttempted Murder and Child sexual assault6 to 18 years4.3319781978197919831983Judicially Exonerated3438MaleBlackQueensNew York City$600,000XX1XXXXXXXXXXXXJune 6, 2014
DargisPeter DargisNew YorkObsenity Related Charge90 days in jail or $500 fine196919701973Judicially ExoneratedMaleNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXXXXX2XXJanuary 4, 2015
DavinoFrank DavinoNew YorkFirst Degree MurderDeath2194019421942Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
DavisCharlie DavisFloridaFirst Degree MurderDeath919331933193319421942Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackBrowardPompano BeachXXXXXX2X4X
DavisGlenn DavisAlabamaBank Robbery (incld. Armed)10 to 25 years719331933193319401940PardonedMaleWhiteFayetteBerryXX3XXXX3X
DavisRennard C. DavisIllinois - Federal CaseInciting Riot5 years196819701972Judicially Exonerated32MaleWhiteCookChicagoX5X
DeanDr. Sara Ruth DeanMississippiMurderLife Imprisonment1193419351935Judicially ExoneratedFemaleWhiteX
DedmondRoger Z. DedmondSouth CarolinaMurder18 years1196719681968Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXXX
Defendant 10Baton Rouge Defendant 10LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 11Baton Rouge Defendant 11LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 12Baton Rouge Defendant 12LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 13Baton Rouge Defendant 13LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 14Baton Rouge Defendant 14LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 15Baton Rouge Defendant 15LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 16Baton Rouge Defendant 16LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 1Baton Rouge Defendant 1LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 2Baton Rouge Defendant 2LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 3Baton Rouge Defendant 3LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 4Baton Rouge Defendant 4LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 5Baton Rouge Defendant 5LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 6Baton Rouge Defendant 6LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 7Baton Rouge Defendant 7LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 8Baton Rouge Defendant 8LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
Defendant 9Baton Rouge Defendant 9LouisianaDisturbing the Peace (Incl. Breaching Public Order)4 months196019601961Judicially ExoneratedBlackEast Baton RougeBaton RougeXXXXXX16X
DeFinaDavid DeFinaFlorida - Federal CaseCustoms Violation19741978Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteMiami-DadeMiamiXXXXXX3X
DeFrancescoEugene DeFrancescoNew YorkFirst Degree Murder25 years to life imprisonment1.2519731976197619781978Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteMonroeRochesterXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX6XJune 5, 2014
DelgadoManuel DelgadoCaliforniaSecond Degree Murder219421944Judicially ExoneratedMaleLos AngelesLos AngelesX12X
DellingerDavid T. DellingerIllinois - Federal CaseInciting Riot5 years196819701972Judicially Exonerated56MaleWhiteCookChicagoX5X
De Los SantosGeorge De Los SantosNew JerseyFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment81975197519831983Judicially Exonerated3038MaleHispanicEssexNewarkXXXXXXXXXXXXX
DeMoreLouis DeMoreMissouriMurderLife Imprisonment0.519341934PardonedMaleWhiteSt. LouisSt. LouisXXXX
DePalmaWilliam DePalmaCalifornia - Federal CaseBank Robbery (incld. Armed)15 years2.3319681971196919731974Judicially Exonerated3335MaleWhiteLos AngelesBuena Park$750,000XXXXXXXXXXXX
DickinsonLarry DickinsonLouisianaContempt of Court$300 fine197119711972Judicially ExoneratedMaleEast Baton RougeBaton RougeX
DlugashMelvin DlugashNew YorkMurder21973197519751977Judicially ExoneratedMaleKingsNew York CityXXXXXXXXXJune 1, 2014
DobbsBen DobbsCalifornia - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.19511957Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXX14X
DomerRobert K. DomerOhioFirst Degree MurderDeath319631963196319651965Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteStarkCantonXXX2X
DoveFrank DoveNorth CarolinaFirst Degree MurderDeath and later resentenced or commuted to Life619221928PardonedMaleBlackOnslowSwansboroXXXXXXXX3X
DoveFred DoveNorth CarolinaFirst Degree MurderDeath and later resentenced or commuted to Life619221928PardonedMaleBlackOnslowSwansboroXXXXXXXX3X
DowlutRobert John DowlutIndianaSecond Degree MurderLife Imprisonment519631963196419681968Judicially Exonerated1722MaleWhiteSt. JosephSouth BendXXXXXXXXXJanuary 15, 2015
DowneyDiane DowneyNew JerseyMurderLife Imprisonment419811982198219861986Judicially Exonerated3337FemaleWhiteMiddlesexPiscatawayXXXXXXX2XJanuary 23, 2015
DowneyJoseph DowneyMassachusettsBreaking and entering3 years2.3318821882188218841884PardonedMaleWhiteSuffolkXXXXDecember 15, 2015
DrakeHenry Arthur DrakeGeorgiaMurderDeath1019771987Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXXX
DraperAyliff DraperArkansasFirst Degree MurderDeath319351938Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
Dukes Jr.Thomas E. Dukes Jr.IndianaBurglary (including aggravated)5 years2.251986198619881988Judicially ExoneratedMaleHowardKokomoXXXXXJuly 26, 2014
DulinWilliam DulinCaliforniaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment319331936Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
DwyerPaul N. DwyerMaineMurderLife Imprisonment221937193719591959Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
EamesRebeccah EamesMassachusettsWitchcraft169216921711Legislature Overturned ConvictionFemaleWhiteEssexSalem£10XX
EastyMary EastyMassachusettsWitchcraftDeath and Executed169216921711Legislature Overturned Conviction after ExecutionFemaleWhiteEssexSalem£20XXX
EatonRoy EatonIllinoisRobbery (includes armed robbery)1 year to life imprisonment1619381940194019561956Judicially Exonerated3652MaleRock IslandRock Island$250,000XX3XXXXXX
EdelinKenneth C. EdelinMassachusettsManslaughter1 year imprisonment197319751976Judicially Exonerated34MaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXXXXXXJanuary 7, 2014
EganWalter J. EganCalifornia - Federal CaseMail Fraud1988Judicially ExoneratedMaleLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXX
ElisonElia Mae ElisonMassachusettsFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment419741978Judicially ExoneratedFemaleBlackXXXXXXX
EllingtonTyrone C. EllingtonOhioCriminal Charge1988Judicially ExoneratedMale$65,736XMarch 23, 2017
EllisNathaniel Edward EllisOhioAssault (Including Battery)5 to 15 years1.2519811982198219831983Judicially ExoneratedMaleFranklinXXXXXXXXApril 12, 2015
EllisVernon EllisNew YorkFirst Degree Manslaughter2197319761978Judicially ExoneratedMaleNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXXJune 1, 2014
ElmerGustav ElmerNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
EmeryArthur EmeryWashingtonRobbery (includes armed robbery)5 years to life imprisonment0.7519521952195319541954PardonedMaleKingSeattle$13,000XXX1XXXXX
EmmettGeorge EmmettGeorgiaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment419711971197319751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteCobbMariettaXX1XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX7X
EnglishCollis EnglishNew JerseyMurderLife Imprisonment41948194819511952Judicially Exonerated Posthumously - Died in prison2327MaleBlackMercerTrentonXX1XXX22X5X
EnnisSteven EnnisMassachusettsAttempted Murder198319841985Judicially ExoneratedMaleMiddlesexWinchesterXXXXXXXXFebruary 14, 2015
EnzenspergerRobert J. EnzenspergerNevadaDrug Related (Possession or sale)2 to 10 years0.251956195619561956PardonedMaleWhiteClarkLas VegasXXXXXX
EppsReginald EppsNorth CarolinaArson and Conspiracy23 to 29 years719711971197219781981Judicially Exonerated and Later Pardoned1724MaleBlackNew HanoverWilmington$175,000XXXXXXXXXXXXXX2X10X
EstesCornell Avery EstesMarylandMurder20 years119791980Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackX
EvansWalter E. EvansCaliforniaBribery (including public corruption)0.519281930192919311931PardonedMaleWhiteLos AngelesLos Angeles$4,533XX3XXXXXX2XX
EversMedgar EversMississippiCriminal Contempt30 days in the county jail and pay a fine of $100.1960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackForrestX
FaulknerAbigail FaulknerMassachusettsWitchcraftDeath169216921711Legislature Overturned ConvictionFemaleWhiteEssexSalem£20XX
FavorJack Graves FavorLouisianaMurderLife Imprisonment719671974Judicially Exonerated5663MaleWhiteBossierHaughton$55,000XX1XXXXXXX2X
FayFloyd F. FayOhioMurder15 years to life imprisonment219781978197819801980Judicially Exonerated2628MaleWhiteWoodBowling Green$129,868XX1XXXXX
FeatherstoneFrancis FeatherstoneNew YorkSecond Degree MurderExonerated After Conviction But Prior to Sentencing1.3319851985198619861986Judicially Exonerated3638MaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXXXXX
FeinbergDavid FeinbergNew YorkReceiving Stolen Property (Incl. theft by receiving stolen property)20 to 40 years719361943PardonedMaleX
FentzkeOtto FentzkeNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
FerberMichael FerberMassachusetts - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2 years19681969Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXX4X
FerberNeil FerberPennsylvaniaFirst Degree MurderDeath419811981198219861986Judicially Exonerated3640MaleWhitePhiladelphiaPhiladelphia$1,900,000XXXXX
FergBernard L. FergTexas - Federal CaseDrug Related (Possession or sale)3 months and 33 months probation197219731974Judicially ExoneratedMaleCameronBrownsvilleXJanuary 4, 2016
FergusonAllen Lee FergusonCaliforniaRobbery (includes armed robbery)5 years to life imprisonment2.519611962196219641964Judicially Exonerated2831MaleWhiteLos AngelesInglewoodXX3XXXXXXXJuly 15, 2016
FerrerTerrence FerrerNew YorkSecond Degree Murder15 years to life imprisonment10.51973197319841986Judicially ExoneratedMaleBronxNew York City$1,560,000XXXXXX
FerroAlfio FerroNew YorkFelony Murder71975197719771984Judicially ExoneratedMaleQueensNew York CityXJune 1, 2014
FewellStanford Ellis FewellAlabamaSecond Degree Murder30 years719521959Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXX
FieldenSamuel FieldenIllinoisMurder (Conspiracy to commit murder)Death718871893PardonedMaleWhiteCookChicagoXX3X
FirthPhilip R. FirthNew YorkDriving Recklessly or Dangerously$50 fine195619561957Judicially ExoneratedMaleMonroeXXXXXXXJanuary 23, 2016
FisherLarry FisherMississippiMurderDeath11983198319841985Judicially Exonerated (Not released due to other charges.)MaleWhiteLauderdaleMeridianXX2X
FisherWilliam FisherNew YorkFirst Degree Manslaughter15 to 30 years11193319441958Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXXXXXX
Fitting (Federal case)John C. Fitting (Federal case)New York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
Fitting (State case)John C. Fitting (State case)New JerseyHate Crime - speech only12 to 14 months & fine0.7519401941194119411941Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSussexAndoverXXXXXXX9XNovember 12, 2015
FitzgeraldJohn J. FitzgeraldMassachusettsRape3 to 5 years0.5819041904190419041904PardonedMaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXX1XXXXXXXJuly 15, 2016
FloodFloyd FloodIllinoisRobbery (includes armed robbery)10 years to life imprisonment219241924192419261926PardonedMaleSt. ClairFreeburgXX2XXXXXXXX
FluddCornelius FluddSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
ForbesDouglas ForbesTennesseeRape60 years519751975197519801980Judicially Exonerated3338MaleWhiteCarterElizabethtonXXX2XXXXX
ForestieriNicholas T. ForestieriNew YorkMurder1982Judicially Exonerated29MaleNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXJune 6, 2014
ForrestMcKinley ForrestNew JerseyMurderDeath319481948194819511951Judicially Exonerated3538MaleBlackMercerTrentonXX1XXXX3X5X
FosterAnne FosterMassachusettsWitchcraftDeath and Died in Prison169216921711Legislature Overturned Conviction died in custodyFemaleWhiteEssexSalem£6 10XXX
FosterJames FosterGeorgiaFirst Degree MurderDeath219561958Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXX2X
FosterLock FosterOhioMurderLife Imprisonment1319001901190119141914PardonedMaleWhiteWyandotCareyXXX5X
FowlerWalter FowlerIllinoisMurder99 years13193619361937Not Judicially Exonerated - Died in prison before codefendant exonerated37MaleBlackCookChicagoXXXXXXX2X
FoxErnest Otto FoxCalifornia - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.19511957Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXX14X
FoxJoe FoxArkansasFirst Degree MurderDeath419191919191919231923Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackPhillipsElaineX22X12X
FoxUnknown FoxNew YorkVehicular Homicide (Incl. Culpable negligence)1947Judicially ExoneratedMaleQueensNew York CityXXXXXXJune 9, 2014
FrankLeo M. FrankGeorgiaMurderDeath and Lynched1913191319131986Pardoned Posthumously29MaleWhiteFultonAtlantaXXXX
FraserCharles FraserMassachusettsLarcenyIndeterminate Sentence0.519041904190419041904Pardoned1818MaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXXXX3XXJuly 15, 2016
FrederickJohnny FrederickFloridaMurderLife Imprisonment219711971197119731973Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackLeonXX5XXXXXXXX2X
FreelandElverton FreelandNew YorkMurder20 years to life in prison419731977Judicially ExoneratedMaleErieXJune 1, 2014
FreemanHarold FreemanCaliforniaPornography (including making and distributing)Probation198719871988Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteLos AngelesXX
FrisbieThomas FrisbieNew YorkHomicide (criminally negligent)119821984198419851985Judicially ExoneratedMaleTiogaWaverlyXXXXXXXJune 4, 2014
FryJohn Henry FryCaliforniaManslaughter1 to 10 years11958195819591959PardonedMaleWhite$3,000XXXXXX
FudgeE. J. FudgeFloridaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment219161918Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
GadboisLouise GadboisMassachusettsAdultery1 year0.2718841884188418841884PardonedFemaleWhiteMiddlesexXXXXXXDecember 15, 2015
GalindoBroulio GalindoCaliforniaRobbery (includes armed robbery)1 year to life in prison19221922192219241924Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicLos AngelesArcadiaXXXXXXXXX3XX
GanttHarvey GanttSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
GarciaFrancisco GarciaNew MexicoManslaughter7 to 8 years21913191319151915Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicX
GarrettSammie GarrettIllinoisMurder20 to 40 years519701975Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackX
GarsonRuben GarsonNew YorkSecond Degree Murder25 years to life in prison11983198319841984Judicially ExoneratedMaleQueensNew York CityX2XJune 1, 2014
GarveyMike GarveyCaliforniaMurderLife Imprisonment219281930Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX3X
GerideauJoseph GerideauSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
GermanKenneth Andrew GermanSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
GeterLenell GeterTexasRobbery (includes armed robbery)Life Imprisonment2198219841984Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackDallasBalch SpringsX5XXXX
GibsonTheodore R. GibsonFloridaCriminal Contempt195919601963Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackMiami-DadeMiamiXXXX
GiddensCharles Ray GiddensOklahomaFirst Degree MurderDeath319781981Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackXXXX
GideonClarence Earl GideonFloridaBurglary (including aggravated)5 years219611963Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackBay CountyPanama CityXXXX2X
GilbertJohn GilbertNew YorkRobbery (includes armed robbery)Exonerated After Conviction But Prior to Sentencing0.119561957195719571957Judicially ExoneratedMaleKingsNew York CityXXXXX2X
GilesAlbert GilesArkansasFirst Degree MurderDeath419191919191919231923Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackPhillipsElaineX22X12X
GilesJames GilesMarylandRapeDeath719611961196119671967Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackMontgomeryXXX2XXXXXXXX3X
GilesJohn GilesMarylandRapeDeath719611961196119671967Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackMontgomeryXXX2XXXXXXXX3X
GingelloSalvatore GingelloNew YorkFirst Degree Murder25 years to life imprisonment1.2519731976197619781978Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteMonroeRochesterXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX6XJune 5, 2014
GiulianoJoseph GiulianoNew YorkFirst Degree Manslaughter6 to 18 years219821983198319851985Judicially ExoneratedMaleBronxNew York CityXXXXXJune 1, 2014
GladishThomas V. GladishNew MexicoMurderDeath1.8319741974197419751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteBernalilloAlbuquerque$5,000XXXXXXXXX4X
GoodmanMitchell GoodmanMassachusetts - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2 years19681969Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXX4X
GoodSarah GoodMassachusettsWitchcraftDeath and Executed169216921711Legislature Overturned Conviction after ExecutionFemaleWhiteEssexSalem£30XXX
GoodwinPaul GoodwinOklahomaMurderLife Imprisonment3319361969Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
GordonCecile GordonSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedFemaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
GottiCarmine GottiNew YorkRobbery (includes armed robbery)Exonerated After Conviction But Prior to Sentencing0.119561957195719571957Judicially ExoneratedMaleKingsNew York CityXXXXX2X
GraceFrank GraceMassachusettsMurderLife Imprisonment111972197419851985Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackXXXXXXXXX
GrahamAnnette GrahamSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedFemaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
GrahamErnest (Shujaa) GrahamCaliforniaMurderDeath51973197319761981Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackSan JoaquinTracyXXX
GrandaAraceli Cremata GrandaFlorida - Federal CaseCustoms Violation19761978Judicially ExoneratedFemaleHispanicMiami-DadeMiamiXXXXXXXXX
GreasonSamuel GreasonPennsylvaniaFirst Degree MurderDeath519011906Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackBerksStouchsburgXXXXXXXX
GreeneKevin Dean GreeneOhioCriminal Charge1986Judicially ExoneratedMaleFranklin$99,661X
GreeneMilton D. GreeneSouth CarolinaTrespassing and Breach of the Peace19601960196019601964Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackRichlandColumbiaXXXXXXXXX5XXFebruary 20, 2014
GreenNelsen I. GreenNew YorkSecond Degree Murder20 years to life imprisonment319151915191519181918PardonedMaleWhiteOrleansWest ShelbyXXXXXXXXX2XX
GreenwaldIrving GreenwaldNew York - Federal CaseForgery7 years 6 months19241924192419241924PardonedMaleWhiteErieBuffaloXX4XXXXXXXX
GreenWilliam S. GreenPennsylvaniaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment101947194719571957Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackPhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaXX3XXXXXXXX
GreerRichard W. GreerNew MexicoMurderDeath1.8319741974197419751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteBernalilloAlbuquerque$5,000XXXXXXXXX4X
GregoryFred E. GregoryMichiganBad Checks (including writing checks with insufficient funds, and uttering and publishing)1 to 2 years19451976PardonedMaleWayneXMay 8, 2015
GrimaldiRobert GrimaldiNew YorkMurder11973197319741974Judicially ExoneratedMaleQueensNew York CityXJune 1, 2014
GroganUnknown GroganNew YorkDriving Recklessly or Dangerously1932Judicially ExoneratedMaleXXXXXXJune 9, 2014
GrossLouis GrossMichiganFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment16193219481948Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneHighland ParkXXXXXXXX
GrowdenGerald GrowdenMichiganMurderLife Imprisonment0.6719291931193119321932Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneRomulusXX2XXXXX
GunterThomas GunterMississippiMurder5 yrs119291930Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
HackerLarry HackerGeorgiaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment419711971197319751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteCobbMariettaXX1XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX7X
HahnEarl W. HahnOhioCriminal Charge19711981Judicially ExoneratedMaleFranklinColumbus$89,600XMarch 22, 2015
HainesErnest HainesPennsylvaniaFirst Degree MurderDeath219161918Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
HaleRoy HaleNew YorkSecond Degree Murder3.519841984198419871987Judicially ExoneratedMaleQueensNew York CityXXXXXXXJune 1, 2014
HallGordon Robert Castil HallCaliforniaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment419781982Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicXXX
Hall (IA defendant)James Hall (IA defendant)IowaSecond Degree Murder50 years1019741984Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackX
HalliganJames HalliganMassachusettsMurderDeath and Executed1805180518061984Pardoned Posthumously After ExecutionMaleWhiteHampdenSpringfieldXXXXXX
HallLindberg HallMichiganFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment21960196019611963Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXX3X
Hall (NY defendant)James Hall (NY defendant)New YorkHarassment misdemeanor19771979Judicially ExoneratedMaleXXXXXXXXXNovember 10, 2015
HallowellWilliam A. HallowellPennsylvaniaFelony MurderLife Imprisonment15.8319521952195219681968Judicially Exonerated1733MaleWhitePhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaXXXXXXX3X
HallPhyllis Elaine HallFloridaFirst Degree Murder25 years219851987Judicially ExoneratedFemaleWhiteX
HambyLoren HambyColoradoFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment619371939194019461946PardonedMaleWhiteHuerfanoWalsenburg$10,000XXXXXXX
HamiltonAlfred HamiltonSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
HamlinFranklin HamlinCaliforniaRobbery (includes armed robbery)5 years0.2519531954PardonedMaleWhite$5,000XX3XX
HammerKent E. HammerOhioCriminal Charge1988Judicially ExoneratedMale$130,385XMarch 23, 2017
HammondUnknown HammondWisconsinAbduction1926Judicially ExoneratedMale$888XXXX
HankinsLeonard Clifton HankinsMinnesotaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment2019321932193319531953Pardoned3656MaleWhiteHennepinMinneapolis$19,000XX2XXXXX
HardyVance HardyMichiganFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment2719241924192419511951Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXX1XXXX2X
HarrisFrank HarrisPennsylvaniaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment2119261947Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
HarrisL. D. HarrisSouth CarolinaMurderDeath1019471957Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackXXXX
HarrisonVicki HarrisonOhioCriminal Charge1988Judicially ExoneratedFemale$260,000XMarch 23, 2017
HarveyFrank James HarveyUtahSexual Assault and Kidnapping16 years119871987198719881988Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteBox ElderXX1XXXXXXXXX
HathawayBill HathawayAlabamaBank Robbery (incld. Armed)10 to 25 years719331933193319401940PardonedMaleWhiteFayetteBerryXX3XXXX3X
HaughStephen H. HaughPennsylvaniaFlag Desecration196719681970Judicially ExoneratedMaleCentreState CollegeXXXXXXXXJanuary 26, 2015
HaydenThomas E. HaydenIllinois - Federal CaseInciting Riot5 yrs196819701972Judicially Exonerated32MaleWhiteCookChicagoX5X
Hayes Jr.James Hayes Jr.MichiganArmed robbery3 to 15 years19541976PardonedMaleMuskegonXMay 8, 2015
HefnerCecil HefnerNorth CarolinaSecond Degree Murder15 yrs119201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
HernandezJose HernandezCaliforniaRobbery (includes armed robbery)1 year to life in prison19221922192219241924Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicLos AngelesArcadiaXXXXXXXXX3XX
HessW. Dale HessMaryland - Federal CaseMail Fraud & Racketeering (incl. RICO)4 years & $40,000 fine1.519751980197719821988Judicially ExoneratedMaleBaltimoreBaltimoreXXXXX6X
HessWalter HessMissouriSecond Degree Murder10 years1192919301930PardonedMaleWhiteXXXXXX2X
HeyeGeorge G. HeyeNew JerseyRemoval of Body$100 fine191419141914Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSussexNewtonXXXXXXXXFebruary 28, 2015
HicksLarry HicksIndianaMurderDeath31978197819811981Judicially Exonerated19MaleBlackLakeGaryXX2XXX2X
HiettTommy HiettTexas - Federal CaseIllegal use of mails5 months & 1 year suspended & $5,000 fine1969Judicially ExoneratedMaleEl PasoEl PasoXXXXXXXXJanuary 17, 2016
HildebrandtWalter C. HildebrandtNew YorkDriving Related misdemeanorFine195419541955Judicially ExoneratedMaleNew York CityXXXXXXXXXJanuary 23, 2016
HoarDorcas HoarMassachusettsWitchcraft169216921711Legislature Overturned ConvictionMaleWhiteEssexSalem£21 17XX
HobbsAbigal HobbsMassachusettsWitchcraftDeath and Reprived by executive decree16921692169216931711Legislature Overturned Conviction1415FemaleWhiteEssexSalemXXXXXX
HodsdonEdward HodsdonMaineSexual Assault (includes aggravated)15 yrs619461946194619521952Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteAroostookPresque IsleXXX1XXXXX
HoffmanAbbie HoffmanIllinois - Federal CaseInciting Riot5 yrs196819701972Judicially Exonerated33MaleWhiteCookChicagoXXXXX5X
HoffmanHarry L. HoffmanNew YorkSecond Degree Murder20 years to life imprisonment519241929Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
HoffnerLouis HoffnerNew YorkFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment1219411952Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhite$112,290X
HoganVirgil HoganIndianaRobbery (includes armed robbery)10 to 25 years4.519581962Judicially ExoneratedMaleXX
Holbrook Jr.Ernest R. Holbrook Jr.OhioMurder and RapeLife Imprisonment319811981198219841984Judicially Exonerated1922MaleWhiteWayneCreston$83,940XXXXX2X
HollandKenneth R. HollandVirginiaFirst Degree Murder20 yrs2194819501950Judicially Exonerated2535MaleWhiteX
HornGeither HornWashingtonFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment2419351935193519591959Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteFranklinPasco$6,000XX
HornungMordechai HornungMichiganAttempted breaking and entering1-1/2 to 5 years19691978PardonedMaleOaklandXMay 8, 2015
HorstmanRodney HorstmanFloridaSecond Degree Murder17 years31985198519881988Judicially ExoneratedMaleXXXXXXXXXX
HoweElizabeth HoweMassachusettsWitchcraftDeath and Executed169216921711Legislature Overturned Conviction after ExecutionFemaleWhiteEssexSalem£12XXX
HowellEverett HowellIllinoisBank Robbery (incld. Armed)1 year to Life Imprisonment1.3319281928192819301930Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteAdamsGoldenXXXXXXXXXX
HowellFrank HowellWest VirginiaRobbery (includes armed robbery)15 years to Life Imprisonment1.6719291929192919311931PardonedMaleWhite$1,000XXXXXX
HubbsUnknown HubbsNew YorkVehicular Homicide (Incl. Culpable negligence)1946Judicially ExoneratedMaleXXXXXXJune 9, 2014
Huber(First name unknown) HuberNew YorkConspiracy to violate one or more laws.1916Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSuffolkXX7X
HudspethAndrew J. HudspethArkansasFirst Degree MurderDeath and Executed51886188718911977Executed before alleged victim found aliveMaleWhiteMarionYellvilleXX1XXXXX22X
HuettJoseph HuettMissouriManslaughter5 years0.62519351935193519361936Judicially ExoneratedMaleReynoldsXX1XXXXXX
HughesGeorge HughesMinnesotaBank Robbery (incld. Armed)Life Imprisonment1019211921192119311931PardonedMaleWhiteChisagoAlmelundXXXXXXXXXXXX2X
HutchinsonMichael Anthony HutchinsonWashingtonDrug Related (Possession or sale)19671969Judicially ExoneratedMaleKingSeattleXXXXXXJune 10, 2014
HutsonJames HutsonMichiganEntering without breaking1 to 5 years19421970PardonedMaleKentXMay 8, 2015
ImblerPaul Kern ImblerCaliforniaFirst Degree MurderDeath1019611971Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Ivey Jr.J. L. Ivey Jr.New YorkSecond Degree Murder and Robbery25 years to life in prison61976197619821982Judicially ExoneratedMaleErieXX1XXXXXXX2X
JacksonEdmond D. JacksonNew YorkFirst Degree Murder and Robbery20 years to life imprisonment8.4319701970197119791979Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackQueensNew York CityXX4XXXXXX
JacksonJohn William JacksonFloridaFirst Degree MurderLife Incarceration and Died in Mental Institution319831984198419871987Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteHillsboroughPlant CityX
JacksonMax JacksonMassachusettsLarcenyIndeterminate Sentence0.519041904190419041904Pardoned1818MaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXXXX3XXJuly 15, 2016
JacksonSergeant JacksonCaliforniaFirst Degree Murder and RobberyLife Imprisonment11974197419751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSan DiegoSan Diego$17,000X
JacksonWilliam Bernard JacksonOhioRape14 to 50 years519771977197719821982Judicially Exonerated2429MaleBlackFranklinColumbus$720,645XxX2XXXXXX
JacobellisNico JacobellisOhioObsenity Related Charge$2,500 fine196019601964Judicially ExoneratedMaleCuyahogaCleveland HeightsXXXXXXXXApril 19, 2014
JacobsElmer JacobsCaliforniaRobbery (includes armed robbery)15 years to life imprisonment0.3319281928192819281928Judicially ExoneratedMaleLos AngelesLos AngelesXXX
JacobsGeorge JacobsMassachusettsWitchcraftDeath and Executed169216921711Legislature Overturned Conviction after ExecutionMaleWhiteEssexSalem£79XXX
JacobsJerry JacobsNorth CarolinaArson and Conspiracy23 to 29 years719711971197219781981Judicially Exonerated and Later Pardoned1825MaleBlackNew HanoverWilmingtonXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX2X10X
JakobsonArno Sascha JakobsonNew York - Federal CaseDraft Evasion (including Failure to Register and Failure to report for induction)195819621965Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXXXJuly 7, 2014
JamesTyrone JamesSouth CarolinaMurderLife Imprisonment1198219831983Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackGreenwoodXX2X
JaramilloAnibal JaramilloFloridaFirst Degree MurderDeath1.519801980198119821982Judicially Exonerated4547MaleHispanicMiami-DadeMiamiXXXXXXXX
JencksClinton JencksTexas - Federal CaseFalse Statement to law enforcement agent or on govt. document5 years195019541957Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteEl PasoEl PasoXX1XXXXXXX
JenkinsBilly JenkinsGeorgiaObsenity Related Charge1 year probation and $750 fine1972197319741974Judicially ExoneratedMaleDoughertyAlbanyXXXXXXXXApril 19, 2014
JenkinsBilly Richard JenkinsGeorgiaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment419711971197319751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteCobbXX1XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX7X
JenkinsCarolyn JenkinsSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedFemaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
JenkinsLonnie JenkinsMichiganFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment919311940Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXX
JenningsJasper JenningsOregonFirst Degree MurderDeath119051905190619071907Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteJosephineXXXXXXX2X
JentWilliam Riley JentFloridaFirst Degree Murder and RapeDeath81980198019881988Judicially Exonerated2432MaleWhitePascoDade CityX2X
JohnsonEmma Jo JohnsonNevadaSecond Degree Murder10 to 12 years31951195119541954Pardoned3235FemaleWhiteClarkLas VegasXXXXXX
JohnsonFrancis JohnsonSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
JohnsonJohn A. JohnsonWisconsinMurderLife Imprisonment1119111911191119221922Sentence Commuted based on innocenceMaleWhiteDaneMadisonXXXXXXXXXX
Johnson Jr.Elizabeth Johnson Jr.MassachusettsWitchcraftDeath169216931712Legislature Overturned ConvictionFemaleWhiteEssexSalemXXXX
Johnson Jr.Joseph E. Johnson Jr.MarylandRapeDeath719611961196119681968PardonedMaleBlackMontgomeryXXX2XXXXXXX3X
JohnsonLawyer JohnsonMassachusettsSecond Degree MurderLife Imprisonment10.8319711972197419821982Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackSuffolkRoxbury$275,000XXXXXXXX2X
JohnsonMelvin JohnsonNew YorkFelony Murder31982198219821985Judicially ExoneratedMaleBronxNew York CityXXJune 1, 2014
JohnsonRobert JohnsonNew YorkForgery2-1/2 to 5 years21980198019821982Judicially ExoneratedMaleWestchesterXXXXXXXX2XJune 5, 2014
JohnsonTracey JohnsonNew YorkForgery2-1/2 to 5 years21980198019821982Judicially ExoneratedFemaleWestchesterXXXXXXXX2XJune 5, 2014
JohnsonWilliam JohnsonMassachusettsAssault (Including Battery)419811985Judicially Exonerated4246MaleBlackSuffolkBostonXXX
JonesHarllel B. JonesOhioSecond Degree MurderLife Imprisonment5197219771977Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCuyahogaClevelandXXXXX
JonesJoseph JonesSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
JonesRichard Neal JonesOklahomaMurderDeath5198319881988Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteGradyChickashaXXXX2X
JonesTom JonesKentuckyMurderDeath219361936193619381938Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXX1XXXXXXX
JordanTheodore V. JordanOregonFirst Degree MurderDeath and later resentenced or commuted to Life2219321932193219541964Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackKlamath FallsKlamath FallsXXXXXXXX
JordanWilliam JordanAlabamaSecond Degree Murder25 years119341935Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteGenevaX
JordanWilliam H. JordanMassachusettsAttempted Murder8 to 15 years7.8518961897189719041904PardonedMaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXXXXXJuly 15, 2016
JosephFrank W. JosephNew YorkVehicular Homicide (Incl. Culpable negligence)1985Judicially ExoneratedMaleOrangeXXXXXXXOctober 22, 2015
KamachoDaniel KamachoCaliforniaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment0.8331946194719471947Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicLos AngelesXXXX
KanieskiEdward F. KanieskiWisconsinFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment2019521972Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWoodWisconsin RapidsX
KapatosThomas KapatosNew YorkSecond Degree Murder20 years to life imprisonment2319371937193819611961Judicially Exonerated2247MaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityX
KassimAhmad KassimNew YorkFirst Degree Manslaughter5 to 10 years719581958195819651965Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteErie$501,653XXXXXXXXXXXXX
KeatonDavid Roby KeatonFloridaFirst Degree MurderDeath219711971197119731973Judicially Exonerated1921MaleBlackLeonXX5XXXXXXXX2X
KeeganWilbur V. KeeganNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
KehoeJack KehoePennsylvaniaFirst Degree MurderDeath and Executed18771979Pardoned Posthumously After Execution3941MaleWhiteSchuylkillXXXXXXOctober 10, 2014
KeineRonald B. KeineNew MexicoMurderDeath1.8319741974197419751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteBernalilloAlbuquerque$5,000XXXXXXXXX4X
KeithThomas L. KeithMichiganRobbery (includes armed robbery)6 to 11 years519591963Judicially Exonerated2732MaleOaklandOak ParkX2X
KendallHamp KendallNorth CarolinaSecond Degree Murder30 years1019061906190719161916PardonedMaleWhiteCaldwellLenoirXXXXXXXXX2X
Kennard (1959 conviction)Clyde Kennard (1959 conviction)MississippiDriving Related$600 fine195919591961Judicially Exonerated32MaleBlackForrestXXXXX
KiddRobert Lee KiddCaliforniaFirst Degree MurderDeath219601962Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSan FranciscoSan FranciscoXXXXX
KingPaul H. KingMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Kinney(First name unknown) KinneyNew YorkConspiracy to violate one or more laws.1916Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSuffolkXX7X
KirchgessnerJoseph Peter KirchgessnerNew YorkMurder20 years to life in prison2198219841984Judicially ExoneratedMaleOrleansXXXXXX2XJune 1, 2014
KirkesLeonard M. KirkesCaliforniaSecond Degree Murder5 years to life imprisonment319421950195119531953Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSanta BarbaraSanta BarbaraXX1XXXXXX2X
KirkpatrickCharles KirkpatrickNew YorkObsenity Related Charge90 days in jail or $500 fine196919701973Judicially ExoneratedMaleNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXXXXX2XXJanuary 4, 2015
Klapprott (Federal case)August Klapprott (Federal case)New York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
Klapprott (State case)August Klapprott (State case)New JerseyHate Crime - speech only12 to 14 months & fine0.7519401941194119411941Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSussexAndoverXXXXXXX9XNovember 12, 2015
KlassLouis KlassMinnesotaRobbery (includes armed robbery)30 years319281928192819311931Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteFillmoreX
KlemmJoseph A. KlemmNew YorkFirst Degree Murder25 years to life in prison41983198419871987Judicially ExoneratedMaleDutchessXXXXXX2XJune 1, 2014
KnightDavis KnightMississippiRacial violation (including anti-miscegenation)5 years119481948194819491949Judicially Exonerated2324MaleWhiteJonesXXXXXXXMarch 31, 2017
KnupferBruno KnupferNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
KohlerMatthias KohlerNew JerseyHate Crime - speech only12 to 14 months & fine0.7519401941194119411941Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSussexAndoverXXXXXXX9XNovember 12, 2015
KohnUnknown KohnNew YorkBurglary (including aggravated)1929Judicially ExoneratedMaleNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXX2XJune 8, 2014
KonoldKenneth Wayne KonoldNevadaDrug Related (Possession or sale)1978Judicially ExoneratedMaleClarkLas VegasXX
KontichGojko KontichMichiganConspiracy to violate one or more laws.3 years probation19571971PardonedMaleGeneseeX2XMay 8, 2015
KormatsuFred KormatsuCalifornia - Federal CaseInternment (disobeying order to report)319421983Judicially ExoneratedMaleAsianAlamedaOaklandX
KovensIrvin KovensMaryland - Federal CaseMail Fraud & Racketeering (incl. RICO)4 years & $40,000 fine319751980197719831988Judicially ExoneratedMaleBaltimoreBaltimoreXXXXX6X
KruegerOscar KruegerNew York - Federal CaseObsenity Related Charge18 months119101911191119121912PardonedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX
Kunze (Federal case)Gerhard Wilhelm Kunze (Federal case)New York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially Exonerated3639MaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
Kunze (State case)Gerhard Wilhelm Kunze (State case)New JerseyHate Crime - speech only12 to 14 months & fine0.7519401941194119411941Judicially Exonerated3535MaleWhiteSussexAndoverXXXXXXX9XNovember 12, 2015
KunzWilliam C. KunzNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
KusnitzRose Chernin KusnitzCalifornia - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.19511957Judicially ExoneratedFemaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXX14X
KuykendallSceola KuykendallMichiganFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment21960196019611963Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXX3X
LabatEdgar LabatLouisianaRapeDeath161950195319691969Judicially Exonerated30MaleBlackOrleansNew OrleansX
LaceyMary LaceyMassachusettsWitchcraft169216921711Legislature Overturned ConvictionFemaleWhiteEssexSalem£8 10XX
LambertCarl Rude LambertCalifornia - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.19511957Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXX14X
LambertHenry J. LambertMaineFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment2219011901190119231923PardonedMaleWhitePiscataquisXX
LangleyGus Colin LangleyNorth CarolinaFirst Degree MurderDeath4193219361936PardonedMaleWhiteBuncombeAshevilleX1XXXXXXXXX
LanzilloLuigi LanzilloConnecticutSecond Degree MurderLife Imprisonment1219161918191819281928PardonedMaleWhiteNew HavenWest HavenXXXXXXX
LarkmanEdward LarkmanNew YorkMurderDeath and later resentenced or commuted to Life7.519251925192519331933PardonedMaleWhiteErieBuffaloXX1XXXX
LattenAlvin Delford LattenSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
LearyTimothy LearyTexas - Federal CaseDrug Related (Possession or sale)19651969Judicially ExoneratedMaleWebbLaredoXXXXXXXXJanuary 5, 2015
LeasterBobby Joe LeasterMassachusettsFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment151971197119861986Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackSuffolkBoston$500,000X
LedbetterMiles H. LedbetterCaliforniaBribery (including public corruption)0.519281930192919311931PardonedMaleWhiteLos AngelesLos Angeles$3,313XX3XXXXXX2XX
LedwonAnnie LedwonNew YorkFirst Degree Manslaughter10 years218901895189518971897Judicially ExoneratedFemaleErieBuffaloXXXXXXXX2XJune 5, 2014
LedwonJoseph LedwonNew YorkSecond Degree MurderLife Imprisonment218901895189518971897Judicially ExoneratedMaleErieBuffaloXXXXXXXX2XJune 5, 2014
LeeChol Soo LeeCaliforniaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment9197419741982Judicially ExoneratedMaleAsianSan FranciscoSan FranciscoXX1XXXXXXXX2X
LeeHugh LeeGeorgiaRobbery (includes armed robbery)5 years1926Judicially ExoneratedMaleX
LeeLester LeeNew YorkMurder25 years to life in prison51972197319771977Judicially ExoneratedMaleKingsNew York City4XJune 1, 2014
LeeWilbert LeeFloridaMurderDeath1219631963196319751975Pardoned2739MaleBlackGulfPort St. Joe$500,000XXXXXXXXXXX22X2X
LeFevreFrank B. LeFevreWisconsinFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment219421944Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
LesherHarvey LesherCaliforniaMurderLife Imprisonment2192819301930Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX3X
Lester (1935 conviction)C. Elizabeth Lester (1935 conviction)New JerseyForgery9 months0.7519351935193519361951PardonedFemaleWhiteSomersetNorth PlainfieldXXX10XXXXXX2X
Lester (1936 conviction)C. Elizabeth Lester (1936 conviction)New JerseyForgery9 months0.7519351936193619371951PardonedFemaleWhiteSomersetNorth PlainfieldXXX6XXXXXX2X
LettrichGeorge LettrichIllinoisMurderDeath319501953Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
LevitanMolly LevitanNew YorkForgery1197819781980Judicially ExoneratedFemaleSuffolkXXXXXXX4XJune 5, 2014
LewisAnthony LewisOhioCriminal Charge1988Judicially ExoneratedMale$280,471XMarch 23, 2017
LewisJohn C. LewisNew YorkHomicide (criminally negligent)11976Judicially ExoneratedMaleMontgomeryAmsterdamXXXXXXXJune 4, 2014
LeyraCamilo Weston LeyraNew YorkFirst Degree MurderDeath619501950195219561956Judicially Exonerated5056MaleWhiteKingsNew York CityXXXXXXX22X
LeyvasHenry LeyvasCaliforniaFirst Degree Murder219421944Judicially ExoneratedMaleLos AngelesLos AngelesX12X
LigouriGiro LigouriNew YorkSecond Degree Murder219381938193919401940Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteKingsNew York CityXXXXXXXXXX2XJune 21, 2014
LimaAlbert Jason LimaCalifornia - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.19511957Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXX14X
LinderMichael LinderSouth CarolinaMurderDeath219791981Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
LindleyWilliam Marvin LindleyCaliforniaFirst Degree MurderDeath2019431963Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
LindseyLloyd LindseyIllinoisMurder40 to 80 years419751979Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackX
LipskyLeonard LipskyNew YorkSecond Degree Murder1981Judicially ExoneratedMaleMonroeRochesterXXXXXXXXXJune 9, 2014
ListigEmil ListigNew Jersey - Federal CaseCounterfeiting (Inclds. Possession of counterfeit bills)3.2519461946194619491949Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteCamdenCamdenXXXXXXXX2XJuly 22, 2016
LobaughRalph W. LobaughIndianaMurder and RapeDeath30194719771950Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXXXXXX
LochbilerWendell LochbilerMichiganConspiracy to obstruct justice2 to 5 years19421981PardonedMaleWayneXMay 8, 2015
LoganRonald J. LoganMichiganRobbery (includes armed robbery)Life Imprisonment1319461959Judicially ExoneratedMaleXXXXX
LongEli J. LongWisconsinMurderLife Imprisonment219181920Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
LongJames A. LongIllinoisRobbery (includes armed robbery)1 year to life imprisonment0.2519341934Judicially ExoneratedMaleCookChicagoX7XXX
LoomisRobert LoomisPennsylvaniaMurder119201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleX22X
LopezCamilo L. LopezNew YorkMurder20 years to life in prison1.519841985198519861986Judicially Exonerated2224MaleNew YorkNew York CityXX1XXXXXJune 3, 2014
LucasJesse LucasIllinoisFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment2319091932Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXXX2X
LucasMargaret LucasIllinoisFirst Degree MurderExonerated After Conviction But Prior to Sentencing190919091909Judicially ExoneratedFemaleWhiteXXX2X
LudkowitzMax LudkowitzNew YorkMurderDeath219341936Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
Lynch(First name unknown) LynchNew YorkConspiracy to violate one or more laws.1916Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSuffolkXX7X
LyonsErnest LyonsVirginiaSecond Degree Murder18 years3.3319081908190919121912PardonedMaleBlackSuffolkReid's FerryXXXXXX
LytleAlvernon L. LytleNebraskaBank Robbery (incld. Armed)12 to 15 years1.6719301930193019321932PardonedMaleWhiteKearneyMinden$2,500XX5XXXX
MacFarlandAllison M. MacFarlandNew JerseyFirst Degree MurderDeath11912191219131913Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXXXXXX
MacGregorRobert A. MacGregorMichiganMurderLife Imprisonment419111912191219161916Pardoned3337MaleWhiteUbleyXXXX
MadisonErnest MadisonNew York - Federal CaseMail Fraud19701974Judicially ExoneratedMaleNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXXX
MageeWilliam J. MageeMichiganRobbery (includes armed robbery)3 to 6 years519591963Judicially Exonerated2328MaleOaklandOak ParkX2X
MajczekJoseph MajczekIllinoisFirst Degree Murder99 years12.7519321932193319451945Pardoned2436MaleWhiteCookChicago$24,000XXXXXXXXX2X
MalloryCleveland MalloryU.S. Military - Federal CaseAssault (Including Battery)Bad conduct discharge197219721973Judicially Exonerated19MaleBlackXXX
MalloyEveret Baily MalloyTexasMurder15 years1198419851985Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXX4XXXXX
MandelMarvin MandelMaryland - Federal CaseMail Fraud & Racketeering (incl. RICO)4 years1.5819751980197719821988Judicially ExoneratedMaleBaltimoreBaltimoreXXXXX6X
MannersCharles MannersIdahoDrug Related (Possession or sale)5 years suspended, 12 months probation, $2,400 fine198019801982Judicially ExoneratedMaleTwin FallsTwin FallsXXXXJanuary 2, 2015
ManningJohn Daniel ManningNew YorkVehicular Homicide (Incl. Culpable negligence)6 months and $500 fine1959Judicially ExoneratedMaleDutchessPoughkeepsieXXXXXXXXJune 9, 2014
MansellAlvin MansellNorth CarolinaRapeDeath and later resentenced or commuted to Life51925192519301930PardonedMaleBlackXXX1XXXX
MantDennis MantMassachusettsVagrancy2 years0.8418831883188318841884PardonedMaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXXXXDecember 15, 2015
MarcinkiewiczTheodore MarcinkiewiczIllinoisFirst Degree Murder99 years1819321932193319501950Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteCookChicagoXXXXXXXXXX2X
MarinLuis MarinNew YorkSecond Degree Murder and ArsonExonerated After Conviction But Prior to Sentencing119801981198219821985Judicially Exonerated2526MaleWestchesterHarrisonXXXXXXXXJune 3, 2014
MarinoRichard J. MarinoNew YorkFirst Degree Murder25 years to life imprisonment1.2519731976197619781978Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteMonroeRochesterXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX6XJune 5, 2014
MarionWilliam Jackson MarionNebraskaMurderDeath and Executed18861987Pardoned Posthumously After ExecutionMaleWhiteXXXXXX22X
MarottaThomas E. MarottaNew YorkFirst Degree Murder25 years to life imprisonment1.2519731976197619781978Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteMonroeRochesterXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX6XJune 5, 2014
MarshGuy Gordon MarshMarylandFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment1419731987Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
MartinJohn MartinArkansasFirst Degree MurderDeath419191919191919231923Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackPhillipsElaineX22X12X
MasonLucius MasonNew YorkSecond Degree Murder20 years to life in prison5.51983198419881988Judicially ExoneratedMaleNew YorkNew York CityXXJune 3, 2014
MasseyKenneth MasseyTexasRobbery (includes armed robbery)15 years1.831952195319541954PardonedMaleXXXX
MateraPietro MateraNew YorkFirst Degree MurderDeath3019311961Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXXX
MathisOvid MathisTexasBank Robbery (incld. Armed)30 years419341934193419381938PardonedMaleCassAtlantaXXX2X
MatticeErnest MatticeColoradoRapeLife Imprisonment119361936193719371937Judicially ExoneratedMaleDenverDenver$4,000XXX
MatuzJohn Y. MatuzCaliforniaSecond Degree Murder219421944Judicially ExoneratedMaleLos AngelesLos AngelesX12X
MaynardWilliam A. MaynardNew YorkFirst Degree Manslaughter10 to 20 years319681971197119741974Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackNew YorkNew York CityXX1XXXXXXXXX3XX
MazeThomas E MazeKentucky - Federal CaseMail Fraud1969197119711974Judicially ExoneratedMaleJeffersonLouisvilleXXXXXXXX
McCarnHerschel McCarnAlabamaBank Robbery (incld. Armed)10 to 25 years719331933193319401940PardonedMaleWhiteFayetteBerryXX3XXXX3X
McCrayWarren Terry McCrayIndianaMail Fraud10 years319241924192419271930Pardoned5962MaleWhiteMarionIndianapolisXXXXFebruary 10, 2014
McDonaldWilbur McDonaldIllinoisMurder100 to 150 years219711973Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
McEacheronCharles McEacheronMassachusettsVagrancyIndeterminate Sentence0.4219031903190319041904Pardoned1717MaleWhiteWorcesterWorcesterXXXXXXXJuly 15, 2016
McIntoshWalter McIntoshGeorgiaMurderLife Imprisonment1980Not Judicially Exonerated - After dying in prison actual perpetrator convictedMaleBlackXXXXXX
McKennaCharles McKennaMassachusettsAssault (Including Battery)4 months0.0418841884188418841884PardonedMaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXX4XXXXXXXDecember 15, 2015
McKenzieJohn McKenzieNew JerseyMurderDeath319481948194819511951Judicially Exonerated2427MaleBlackMercerTrentonXX1XXXX3X5X
McKinneyClarence LeRoy McKinneyOhioFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment119221922192219231923Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteClintonWilmingtonXX1XXXXXXX
McKoyJames McKoyNorth CarolinaArson and Conspiracy23 to 29 years719711971197219781981Judicially Exonerated and Later Pardoned1825MaleBlackNew HanoverWilmington$175,000XXXXXXXXXXXXXX2X10X
McLaughlinRobert K. McLaughlinNew YorkSecond Degree Murder15 years to life imprisonment6.519791979197919861986Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteKingsNew York City$1,930,000XX1XXXXXXXXXXX
McLeanVincent McLeanNew YorkSecond Degree Murder198419851985Judicially ExoneratedMaleBronxNew York CityXXXXXXJune 8, 2014
McMahon JrJohn Joseph McMahon JrTexas - Federal CaseDrug related and Conspiracy1983Judicially ExoneratedMaleReevesXJanuary 4, 2016
McManusVernon McManusTexasMurderDeath1019771987Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
McMullenEdward A. McMullenOhioFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment919561965Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
McNeillVerna Jean McNeillSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedFemaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
McNultyThomas McNultyMassachusettsVagrancyIndeterminate Sentence0.5819031903190319041904Pardoned1616MaleWhiteWorcesterWorcesterXXXXXXXJuly 15, 2016
McPhersonAlfred McPhersonMichiganRobbery and Breaking and entering5 to 20 years19551972PardonedMaleMuskegonXMay 8, 2015
MeisingerJohn MeisingerMichiganDriving Related1 year19591970PardonedMaleIoniaXMay 8, 2015
MeldenEdward MeldenMichiganArson and Grand Larceny4 years 4 months19561969PardonedMaleIoniaXXMay 8, 2015
MelendezJack MelendezCaliforniaSecond Degree Murder219421944Judicially ExoneratedMaleLos AngelesLos AngelesX12X
MendivalSalvador MendivalCaliforniaRobbery (includes armed robbery)1 to 10 years19221922192219241924Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicLos AngelesArcadiaXXXXXXXXX3XX
MeredithMadge MeredithCaliforniaKidnapping, Assault and Conspiracy5 to Life imprisonment2.1819471947194819511951Sentence Commuted2730FemaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AnglesXX3XXXXXXXXXXJuly 15, 2016
MerrittGeorge MerrittNew JerseyFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment1219681980Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackX
MessengerGeorge MessengerFloridaTheft (including swindling/fraud, deception and grand larceny)7 years0.4319501950195119511951Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXXXXXX2X
MessengerKathryn MessengerFloridaTheft (including swindling/fraud, deception and grand larceny)7 years0.4319501950195119511951Judicially ExoneratedFemaleWhiteXXXXXXX2X
MetegranoPat MetegranoIllinoisRobbery (includes armed robbery)1 year to life imprisonment0.8319421942194219421942Judicially Exonerated2526MaleWhiteCookChicagoXX2XXXXX
MillerArthur MillerDistrict of Columbia - Federal CaseCriminal Contempt$500 fine19571958Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
MillerErnest Lee MillerFloridaFirst Degree Murder and RapeDeath81980198019881988Judicially Exonerated2937MaleWhitePascoDade CityX2X
Miller Jr.Lloyd Eldon Miller Jr.IllinoisMurderDeath1219551955195619681971Judicially Exonerated2840MaleWhiteFultonCantonX1XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX2X
MintzHyman E. MintzNew YorkBribery (including public corruption)1 year19661967Judicially Exonerated Posthumously57MaleWhiteSullivanThompsonXXXXXJuly 29, 2014
MitchellChristopher MitchellSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
MitchumRobert MitchumCaliforniaDrug Related (Possession or sale)1 year with all but 60 days suspended & 2 years probation0.1419481949194919491951Judicially Exonerated3131MaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXX
MittiganJohn MittiganMichiganRobbery (includes armed robbery)7 to 15 years19331970PardonedMaleChippewaXMay 8, 2015
MoererDorothy W. MoererKansasForgeryIndeterminate Sentence119551956Judicially ExoneratedFemaleXXX
MontanezPeter MontanezNew YorkSecond Degree Manslaughter197319761976Judicially ExoneratedMaleQueensNew York CityXXXXXXJune 21, 2014
MontgomeryJames MontgomeryIllinoisRapeLife Imprisonment25.7519231923192419491949Judicially Exonerated2651MaleBlackLakeWaukeganXXX1XXXXXXXXXXXX
MontgomeryLawrence MontgomeryMichiganUnlawful driving away an automobile without Intent to Steal2 years probation19611976PardonedMaleAlleganXMay 8, 2015
MontgomeryOlen MontgomeryAlabamaRapeDeath619311931193119371937Judicially Exonerated1723MaleBlackMorganDecaturXXX2XXX3X9X
Montoya JrSantos Montoya JrTexas - Federal CaseDrug Related (Possession or sale)1968Judicially ExoneratedMaleWebbXJanuary 4, 2016
MooneyThomas Joseph MooneyCaliforniaMurderDeath and later resentenced or commuted to Life2319161916191619391939Judicially Exonerated3457MaleWhiteSan FranciscoSan FranciscoXXXXXXXXX2X
MooreDennis B. MooreMissouriDrug Related (Possession or sale)30 days and $500 fine19801983Judicially ExoneratedMaleCassBeltonXXXXXXXJanuary 4, 2015
MooreWayne MooreNorth CarolinaArson and Conspiracy23 to 29 years719711971197219781981Judicially Exonerated and Later Pardoned1825MaleBlackNew HanoverWilmington$175,000XXXXXXXXXXXXXX2X10X
MorelloRaffaelo E. MorelloNew JerseyMurderLife Imprisonment819181926Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
MorissetteJoseph Edward MorissetteMichigan - Federal CaseTheft (including swindling/fraud, deception and grand larceny)2 months in jail or a $200 fine19481952Judicially Exonerated27MaleWhiteXXXXXX
MorrisGordon MorrisTexasMurderDeath23195319761976Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
MuellerWilliam Mark MuellerOhioCriminal Charge1988Judicially ExoneratedMale$56,245XMarch 23, 2017
MurchisonJohn MurchisonAlabamaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment619201926Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlack$750X4X
Murphy (NY Defendant)John Murphy (NY Defendant)New YorkFirst Degree Manslaughter51982198219871987Judicially ExoneratedMaleNew YorkNew York CityXXXXX2XJune 4, 2014
MurphyWillie C. MurphyMichiganSecond Degree Murder30 to 60 years19501976PardonedMaleCalhounXMay 8, 2015
NastUnknown NastFloridaDrug Related (Possession or sale)1976Judicially ExoneratedMaleXXXXXXXXJanuary 5, 2015
NealTalmadge J. NealSouth CarolinaCriminal Trespass30 days in jail or $100 fine19601960196019601964Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackRichlandColumbiaXXXXXXXXX2XFebruary 20, 2014
NedzaJoseph NedzaNew YorkRobbery (includes armed robbery)35 years1931Judicially ExoneratedMaleXXX
NeebeOscar NeebeIllinoisMurder (Conspiracy to commit murder)Life Imprisonment718871893PardonedMaleWhiteCookChicagoXX3X
NeuppertGeorge NeuppertNew JerseyHate Crime - speech only12 to 14 months & fine0.7519401941194119411941Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSussexAndoverXXXXXXX9XNovember 12, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 10 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 11 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 12 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 13 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 14 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 15 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 16 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 17 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 3 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 4 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 5 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 6 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 7 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 8 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
Newberry CaseDefendant 9 In Newberry CaseMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.191819201921Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
NewberryTruman Handy NewberryMichigan - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2 years and $10,000 fine191819201921Judicially Exonerated56MaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX17XApril 2, 2015
NewtonHuey NewtonCaliforniaManslaughter15 years419681969Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackLos AngelesLos AngelesXX
NievesAngel NievesNew YorkSecond Degree Manslaughter4 to 8 years419821982198219861986Judicially ExoneratedMaleBronxNew York CityXXXXXXXXJune 4, 2014
NievesAntonio NievesNew YorkSecond Degree Murder25 years to life imprisonment619811982198419881988Judicially ExoneratedMaleQueensNew York CityXXXXXXXJune 4, 2014
NikolajMaras NikolajMichiganSecond Degree Murder3 to 10 years19741981PardonedMaleWayneXMay 8, 2015
NobleMichelle NobleTexasChild/Minor Sex Abuse (incl. molestation)Life Imprisonment219851986198619881988Judicially Exonerated3436FemaleWhiteEl PasoEl PasoXXXXXXX2X2X
NorrisClarence NorrisAlabamaRapeDeath and later resentenced or commuted to Life1419311931193119461976Pardoned1934MaleBlackMorganDecaturXXX2XX3X9X
NorwoodAlbert E. NorwoodMissouriSecond Degree MurderReleased Without Sentencing119831984Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackX
NurseRebeccah NurseMassachusettsWitchcraftDeath and Executed169216921711Legislature Overturned Conviction after Execution71FemaleWhiteEssexSalem£25XXX
O'BrianDanny O'BrianPennsylvaniaMurder and ArsonDeath1976Judicially ExoneratedMalePhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaXX7XXXXX
O'BriantSheila Huff O'BriantNorth CarolinaContempt of Court120 days198219831985Judicially ExoneratedFemaleDurhamDurhamXXXXXXXXXJanuary 15, 2016
O'ConnellArthur J. O'ConnellMassachusettsSexual Assault (includes aggravated)8 to 12 years0.119351935193519351935Judicially Exonerated3636MaleSuffolkBostonXXX2XXXXXX
OdellJames A. OdellU.S. Military - Federal CaseMurderLife Imprisonment19211921PardonedMaleCoblenzXXXXX5X
O'DonnellWilliam O'DonnellMassachusettsIllegal or lascivious cohabitation2 years0.4318851886188618861886PardonedMaleWhitePlymouthXXXXXDecember 15, 2015
OliverThomas OliverNew YorkRobbery and Assault10 to 25 years1.3319451945194519471947Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York City$6,000X
OlsonHenry OlsonIllinoisMurderLife Imprisonment19271927192719281928Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackWinnebagoRockfordXX1XXXXXX3X
O'NeilLeonard O'NeilOhioRobbery (includes armed robbery)10 to 25 years3.5197119751975Judicially Exonerated1923MaleBlackCuyahogaCleveland$80,935XX
OnofreRonald OnofreNew YorkSodomy (also Buggery)197719781980Judicially Exonerated34MaleOnondagaSyracuseXXXXXX
OrsbornJames Howard OrsbornNevadaFelon in possession of a firearm or ammunition1 to 5 years in prison1.2519651965196519661966Judicially ExoneratedMaleWashoeRenoXXXXXXX
OscarEdward OscarMissouriAttempted Rape20 years519481948194819531953Judicially Exonerated6065MaleJacksonKansas CityXXXXXXXXX
OttersbachWilliam OttersbachNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
OttianoJohn OttianoConnecticutAlcohol Still19601965Judicially ExoneratedMaleNew LondonJewett CityXXXXXXXXX4XJanuary 5, 2015
OwensAaron Lee OwensCaliforniaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment819731981Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackX
PadgettEugene PadgettTexasMurder99 years1519401955Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXX
PadgettWilliam H. PadgettMichiganFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment1419361950Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXX2XXX22X
PadilloAngel PadilloCaliforniaSecond Degree Murder219421944Judicially ExoneratedMaleLos AngelesLos AngelesX12X
PalmerPaul PalmerNew YorkSecond Degree Murder219841986198619881988Judicially ExoneratedMaleRensselaerTroyXXXXXXX2XJune 4, 2014
PanaroWilliam PanaroNew YorkSecond Degree Murder219381938193919401940Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteKingsNew York CityXXXXXXXXXX2XJune 21, 2014
ParisRichard ParisNew YorkHomicide (criminally negligent)1 to 3 years1.3319841986198619881988Judicially ExoneratedMaleKingsNew York CityXX2XXXXXXXXJune 4, 2014
ParkerGeorge ParkerNew JerseyAggravated Manslaughter20 years619801986Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXXX
ParkerMary ParkerMassachusettsWitchcraftDeath and Executed169216921711Legislature Overturned Conviction after ExecutionFemaleWhiteEssexSalemXXXX
ParksEdward H. ParksPennsylvaniaFelony MurderLife Imprisonment15.8319521952195219681968Judicially Exonerated1834MaleWhitePhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaXXXXXXX3X
ParltonEdward J. ParltonDistrict of ColumbiaArson0.519331933193319331935Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteDistrict of ColumbiaDistrict of ColumbiaXXXXX2X2X
ParraYsmael ParraCaliforniaSecond Degree Murder219421944Judicially ExoneratedMaleLos AngelesLos AngelesX12X
ParrottLemuel ParrottNorth CarolinaFirst Degree MurderDeath219471949Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXX2X2X
PatrickMarvin PatrickNorth CarolinaArson and Conspiracy26 to 31 years719711971197219781981Judicially Exonerated and Later Pardoned1825MaleBlackNew HanoverWilmington$187,984XXXXXXXXXXXXXX2X10X
Patterson Jr.George W. Patterson Jr.New YorkFraud (passing bad checks, documents, casino, bankrupcy, etc.)18731877Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSteubenCorningXXXXXXXDecember 1, 2014
PeacockCheryl A. PeacockNew YorkResisting Arrest19851986Judicially ExoneratedFemaleSt. LawrenceXXXXXXXXNovember 16, 2015
PechoWalter A. PechoMichiganSecond Degree Murder15 - 20 yrs619541960PardonedMaleWhiteXXX
PeekAnthony Ray PeekFloridaFirst Degree MurderDeath919781987Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackX
PenderArthur PenderOregonFirst Degree MurderDeath and later resentenced or commuted to Life919111911191319201920PardonedMaleWhiteColumbiaSchnitzervilleXXX22X
PenderJohn Arthur PenderOregonFirst Degree MurderDeath919111911191419201920PardonedMaleWhiteColumbiaSchnitzervilleXXX2X
PerryTimothy PerryNew YorkHomicide (criminally negligent)1198519861986Judicially ExoneratedMaleWayneXX1XXXXXJune 4, 2014
PersicoCharles F. PersicoCaliforniaMurderLife Imprisonment319811984Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
PeterForest Britt PeterCalifornia - Federal CaseDraft Evasion (including Failure to Register and Failure to report for induction)196119621965Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteAlamedaOaklandXXXXXXXXJuly 7, 2014
PetersonWinfred J. PetersonSouth CarolinaMurderLife Imprisonment1198219831983Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackGreenwoodXXX2X
PetreeJohn Wilson PetreeUtahSecond Degree Murder5 years to life imprisonment219811983Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
PezzulichFrank PezzulichNew YorkRobbery (includes armed robbery)8 to 16 years1.2519191919191919201921Judicially Exonerated3334MaleWhiteNew York CityXXXXXXXXX2X
PfefferPaul PfefferNew YorkSecond Degree Murder20 years to life imprisonment219531953195419561955Judicially Exonerated2022MaleWhiteQueensNew York CityXXXXXXXXXXX
PhillipsRichard PhillipsVirginiaFirst Degree MurderDeath and later resentenced or commuted to Life3019001930Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackX
PianoAnthony PianoPennsylvaniaRobbery (includes armed robbery)2 to 4 years0.62519371937Judicially ExoneratedMaleXXX
PiccarretoRene PiccarretoNew YorkFirst Degree Murder25 years to life imprisonment1.2519731976197619781978Judicially Exonerated54MaleWhiteMonroeRochesterXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX6XJune 5, 2014
Pitt (Drug conviction)Ernest Harold Pitt (Drug conviction)North CarolinaDrug Related (Possession or sale)1970PardonedMaleBlackForsythWinston-SalemXXX
PittsFreddie PittsFloridaMurderDeath1219631963196319751975Pardoned1931MaleBlackGulfPort St. Joe$500,000XXXXXXXXXX22X2X
Plotner Jr.Ralph Edward Plotner Jr.OklahomaAttempted Rape20 years21983198419841988Judicially Exonerated36MaleWhiteOklahomaOklahoma CityXXX1XXXXX
PooleSamuel A. PooleNorth CarolinaMurderDeath1197319741974Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackX
PoretClifton Alton PoretLouisianaRapeDeath1619501950195319691969Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackOrleansNew OrleansX2X
PorterJames Thomas PorterVirginiaMurderLife Imprisonment197819811982Judicially Exonerated - Died in PrisonMaleAnne ArundelMyersvilleXXXX22X
PostMary PostMassachusettsWitchcraft169216921711Legislature Overturned ConvictionFemaleWhiteEssexSalem£8 14XX
PowellHoyt PowellGeorgiaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment419711971197319751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteCobbXX1XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX7X
PowellOzie PowellAlabamaRapeDeath619311931193119371937Judicially Exonerated1622MaleBlackMorganDecaturXXX2XXX3X9X
PrattFranklin C. PrattMassachusettsLarceny1 year0.5818831883188318841884PardonedMaleWhitePlymouthXXXXXXXDecember 15, 2015
PrayRoyston B. PrayMassachusettsLarceny12 months0.419031903190419041904PardonedMaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXXXXXJuly 15, 2016
PrestonJames W. PrestonCaliforniaRobbery, Burglary and Assault11 years to Life219251926Pardoned2830MaleXXXX
PrestonMorris Rockwood PrestonNevadaSecond Degree Murder25 years719071907190719141987Pardoned PosthumouslyMaleWhiteEsmeraldaGoldfieldXXXXXXXX2X
PrevostLloyd PrevostMichiganFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment1119191930PardonedMaleWhiteXX
PriesterJames H. PriesterNew YorkFirst Degree Manslaughter8-1/3 to 25 years1.51979198319841984Judicially ExoneratedMaleRensselaerXXXXXXXXX2XJune 5, 2014
ProcterElizabeth Bassett ProcterMassachusettsWitchcraft169216921711Legislature Overturned ConvictionFemaleWhiteEssexSalem£75XX
ProcterJohn ProcterMassachusettsWitchcraftDeath and Executed169216921711Legislature Overturned Conviction after Execution60MaleWhiteEssexSalem£75XXX
PruddenLinda PruddenNew JerseyMurderLife Imprisonment419811982198219861986Judicially Exonerated3539FemaleWhiteMiddlesexPiscatawayXXXXXXX2XJanuary 23, 2015
PudeatorAnn PudeatorMassachusettsWitchcraftDeath and Executed169216921957Legislature Overturned Conviction after ExecutionFemaleWhiteEssexSalemXXXX
PuffinbergerLorenzo PuffinbergerVirginiaRapeLife Imprisonment2819261954Judicially ExoneratedMaleX
PughHeywood PughIllinoisMurderLife Imprisonment1719361936193719531953Judicially Exonerated1939MaleBlackCookChicago$51,000XXXXXXXXXXXXXX2XX
PurvisWill PurvisMississippiMurderDeath1898Judicially ExoneratedMaleXXX
PyleHarry PyleKansasFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment619351941Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
RamosAngel RamosNew YorkSecond Degree Murder25 years to life imprisonment31983198319861986Judicially ExoneratedMaleNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXX2XXJune 5, 2014
RamosJuan F. RamosFloridaFirst Degree MurderDeath419831987Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicX
RappMax RappNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
RedmanWallace RedmanNew YorkSecond Degree Murder15 years to life imprisonment5.51980198019851985Judicially ExoneratedMaleOswegoXXXXXXJune 5, 2014
ReedGregory ReedNew YorkMurder15 years to life imprisonment5.5197919851985Judicially ExoneratedMaleKingsNew York City$495,000XX1XXXXXXJune 5, 2014
ReedJames ReedVirginiaAssault (Including Battery)Death16071607160716071607PardonedMaleWhiteJames CityJamestownXXXApril 18, 2014
ReedMary ReedNew YorkFirst Degree Manslaughter1 to 15 years319721973197319761976Judicially ExoneratedFemaleWestchesterXX1XXXXXXXJune 5, 2014
ReichhoffKenny Ray ReichhoffWisconsinFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment21975197519771977Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXXXXX2X
ReillyPeter A. ReillyConnecticutFirst Degree Manslaughter6 to 16 years319731976Judicially Exonerated1821MaleWhiteXXXXX
ReineckeHoward Edwin ReineckeDistrict of Columbia - Federal CasePerjury18 month suspended197219741975Judicially Exonerated50MaleWhiteDistrict of ColumbiaWashington DCXXXXX
ReissfelderGeorge A. ReissfelderMassachusettsFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment12.519661967196719821982Judicially Exonerated2642MaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXXXXXX
RenoRalph RenoIllinoisMurderDeath319251928Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXXXXX23X
ReyesManuel ReyesCaliforniaSecond Degree Murder219421944Judicially ExoneratedMaleLos AngelesLos AngelesX12X
ReynoldsMelvin Lee ReynoldsMissouriSecond Degree MurderLife Imprisonment4197919831983Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXXXXXXXX
RichardsonDavid Paul RichardsonSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
RichardsonJ. B. RichardsonU.S. Military - Federal CaseMurderLife Imprisonment19211921PardonedMaleCoblenzXXXXX5X
RichmondAl RichmondCalifornia - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.19511957Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXX14X
RigsbeeJames A. RigsbeeDistrict of Columbia - Federal CaseMurder and Assault1952Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteDistrict of ColumbiaWashington D.C.XXXXX2XOctober 21, 2015
RileyRaymond RileyNew YorkTheft (including swindling/fraud, deception and grand larceny)5 yrs - suspended19361936193619361948Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteKingsNew York CityXXXXXXXXXXX
RipanAlexander RipanMichiganFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment1419191919191919391939Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneDetroitXXXXXXX2X
RiveraAntonio RiveraCaliforniaSecond Degree MurderExonerated After Conviction But Prior to Sentencing219651974197419761976Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicSan BernardinoXXXXXXXXXXX2XX
RiveraOdilio RiveraNew YorkDrug Related (Possession or sale)19751977Judicially ExoneratedMaleBronxNew York CityXXXXXXJune 9, 2014
RiversVincent RiversNew YorkSecond Degree Murder25 years to life imprisonment4.51982198319861986Judicially ExoneratedMaleKingsNew York CityXXXXXX5XJune 5, 2014
Robartes(First name unknown) RobartesNew YorkConspiracy to violate one or more laws.1916Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSuffolkXX7X
RobersonJames RobersonU.S. Military - Federal CaseDesertion4 years119481949Judicially ExoneratedMale$5,000XX
RobersonMr. RobersonGeorgiaChild Molestation1988Judicially ExoneratedMaleXX1XXXXXXApril 9, 2016
RobersonWillie RobersonAlabamaRapeDeath619311931193119371937Judicially Exonerated1622MaleBlackMorganDecaturXXX2XXX3X9X
RobertsCharles RobertsGeorgiaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment419711971197319751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteCobbXX1XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX7X
RobertsonDavid Wayne RobertsonMarylandFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment419801984Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
RobinsonFirst name unknown RobinsonCaliforniaDrug Related (Possession or sale)90 days in jail1962Judicially ExoneratedMaleLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXXX
RobinsonVan Bering RobinsonNew MexicoFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment219811983Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackAlbuquerque$75,000X
RocheCarlos RocheOhioCriminal Charge1988Judicially ExoneratedMale$41,908XMarch 23, 2017
RodriguezSantos RodriguezMassachusettsSecond Degree MurderLife Imprisonment3195419571957PardonedMaleHispanicHampdenSpringfield$12,500XXXXX
RogersCourtney Fred RogersCaliforniaFirst Degree MurderDeath219421944Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteXX
Rogers IIIHarry W. Rogers IIIMaryland - Federal CaseMail Fraud & Racketeering (incl. RICO)4 years & $40,000 fine319751980197719831988Judicially ExoneratedMaleBaltimoreBaltimoreXXXXX6X
RogersSilas RogersVirginiaFirst Degree MurderDeath1019431953Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackX
RogersWilliam A. RogersMaryland - Federal CaseMail Fraud & Racketeering (incl. RICO)20 months & $40,000 fine119751980197719811988Judicially ExoneratedMaleBaltimoreBaltimoreXXXXX6X
RohanPhil RohanCaliforniaMurderLife Imprisonment219281930Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX3X
RomanoEdward RomanoConnecticutAlcohol Still19601965Judicially ExoneratedMaleNew LondonJewett CityXXXXXXXXX4XJanuary 5, 2015
RomanoFrank RomanoConnecticutAlcohol Still19601965Judicially ExoneratedMaleNew LondonJewett CityXXXXXXXXX4XJanuary 5, 2015
RosarioWillie RosarioNew YorkSecond Degree Murder20 years to life in prison1319741975198119881988Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicKingsNew York CityXX1XXXXXX2XJune 1, 2014
RossJohnny RossLouisianaRapeDeath619751981Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackXXXXX
RubinJerry C. RubinIllinois - Federal CaseInciting Riot5 years196819701972Judicially Exonerated33MaleWhiteCookChicagoX5X
RuckerHerman Ray RuckerOhioMurder and RapeLife Imprisonment219811981198219831983Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteWayneCrestonXXXXX2X
RuffWayne RuffGeorgiaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment419711971197319751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteCobbXX1XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX7X
RuizJose RuizCaliforniaFirst Degree Murder219421944Judicially ExoneratedMaleLos AngelesLos AngelesX12X
RumelyEdward A. RumelyDistrict of Columbia - Federal CaseContempt of Congress195019511953Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteDistrict of ColumbiaWashington DCXXXXXXJuly 8, 2014
RussottiSamuel J. RussottiNew YorkFirst Degree Murder25 years to life imprisonment1.2519731976197619781978Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteMonroeRochesterXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX6XJune 5, 2014
RutkowskiDavid RutkowskiNew YorkForgery1197819781980Judicially ExoneratedMaleSuffolkXXXXXXX4XJune 5, 2014
RutkowskiElsie RutkowskiNew YorkForgery1197819781980Judicially ExoneratedFemaleSuffolkXXXXXXX4XJune 5, 2014
SabinTheodore SabinIllinoisRobbery (includes armed robbery)Exonerated After Conviction But Prior to Sentencing0.519571957Judicially ExoneratedMaleX
SalbergUnknown SalbergOhio - Federal CaseDraft Evasion (including Failure to Register and Failure to report for induction)19181923Judicially ExoneratedMaleXXXXXXXXXX
SantanaRene SantanaNew JerseyMurderLife Imprisonment101974197619861986Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicEssexNewarkX
SantosJorge De Los SantosNew JerseyMurderLife Imprisonment919751983Judicially ExoneratedMaleHispanicXXX
SargentEllsworth B. SargentWashington - Federal CaseMail Fraud197519841986Judicially ExoneratedMaleKingSeattleXXXXXX3X
Scanlon(First name unknown) ScanlonNew YorkConspiracy to violate one or more laws.1916Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSuffolkXX7X
SchaarschmidtPaul SchaarschmidtNew JerseyHate Crime - speech only12 to 14 months & fine0.7519401941194119411941Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSussexAndoverXXXXXXX9XNovember 12, 2015
SchatzLouis SchatzNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
SchieleRichard SchieleNew JerseyHate Crime - speech only12 to 14 months & fine0.7519401941194119411941Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSussexAndoverXXXXXXX9XNovember 12, 2015
SchilleciEdward C. SchilleciLouisiana - Federal CaseConspiracy and Perjury5 years19761977Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
SchipphorstCarl SchipphorstNew JerseyHate Crime - speech only12 to 14 months & fine0.7519401941194119411941Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSussexAndoverXXXXXXX9XNovember 12, 2015
SchnaidermanSamuel M. SchnaidermanFlorida - Federal CaseCustoms Violation19771978Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteMiami-DadeMiamiXXXXXXX
SchneidermanWilliam SchneidermanCalifornia - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.19511957Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXX14X
Schneller Jr.Walter F. Schneller Jr.New York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
SchoeppePaul SchoeppePennsylvaniaMurderDeath3186918721872Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteCumberlandX
SchulkeWillard W. SchulkeWisconsinShoplifting110197419741974Judicially ExoneratedMalePortageStevens PointXXXXXXXXJune 20, 2014
SchuylerJohn Edward SchuylerNew JerseyFirst Degree MurderDeath719071914Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
SchwabMichael SchwabIllinoisMurder (Conspiracy to commit murder)Death718871893PardonedMaleWhiteCookChicagoX3X
SchwartzHarry SchwartzIllinoisMurder and RobberyLife Imprisonment1218861886188618981898PardonedMaleWhiteGrundyMorrisX
SchwinnHermann SchwinnNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
ScottLindsey ScottVirginiaRape35 years419831988Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackXXX2X
SeatonTerry W. SeatonNew MexicoFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment6197319791979Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackLea$150,000XXXXXXXXXX
SeegerDaniel Andrew SeegerNew York - Federal CaseDraft Evasion (including Failure to Register and Failure to report for induction)195819621965Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXXXJuly 7, 2014
SeegerPeter SeegerDistrict of Columbia - Federal CaseContempt of Congress1 year0.7519551961196119621962Judicially Exonerated4243MaleWhiteDistrict of ColumbiaWashington DCXXXXXXXXJuly 7, 2014
SellWillie SellKansasMurderLife Imprisonment2118861907PardonedMaleXX
SerranoRegino SerranoNew YorkSecond Degree Murder4196919741974Judicially ExoneratedMaleBronxNew York CityXXXXXX2XJune 8, 2014
SgelirrachFrank SgelirrachNew YorkRobbery (includes armed robbery)8 to 16 years1.2519191919191919201921Judicially Exonerated2728MaleWhiteNew York CityXXXXXXXXX2X
ShafferHoward ShafferFloridaFirst Degree MurderDeath31926192719301930Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteDuvalXXXXXXX23X3X
Shaw (1973 conviction)John L Shaw (1973 conviction)AlaskaTheft (including swindling/fraud, deception and grand larceny)1 year0.319731986Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteFairbanks North StarFairbanksXXXX
Shaw (1980 conviction)John L Shaw (1980 conviction)AlaskaFailure to Appear/Flight3 years0.819801986Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteFairbanks North StarFairbanksXXXX
Shaw (1981 conviction)John L Shaw (1981 conviction)AlaskaFelon in possession of a firearm or ammunition1 year0.919811986Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteFairbanks North StarFairbanksXXXX
ShawJohn ShawMichiganRobbery (includes armed robbery)6 to 10 years0.519601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleXXX
SheaJoseph Francis SheaFloridaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment719591959195919661966Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteMiami-DadeMiami$45,000XXXX2X
SheelerRudolph SheelerPennsylvaniaMurderLife Imprisonment1219361939193919511951Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhitePhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaXXXXXXXX2X2X
Shephard (1935 conviction)Clifford T. Shephard (1935 conviction)New JerseyForgery9 months0.7519351935193519361950Pardoned4950MaleWhiteSomersetNorth Plainfield$15,000XXX10XXXXXX2X
Shephard (1936 conviction)Clifford T. Shephard (1936 conviction)New JerseyForgery18 months1.519351936193619371950Pardoned5051MaleWhiteSomersetNorth PlainfieldXXX6XXXXXX2X
SheppardAnne SheppardNorth CarolinaArson7 to 10 years519711971197219761981Judicially Exonerated and Later Pardoned3439FemaleWhiteNew HanoverWilmingtonXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX2X10X
SheppardDr. Samuel H. SheppardOhioSecond Degree MurderLife Imprisonment1219541954195419661966Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteCuyahogaBay VillageXX2X
ShermanDavid ShermanTennesseeMurderDeath419071911PardonedMaleBlackXX
SiegmannRudolph SiegmannMichiganBreaking and entering2 years probation19491971PardonedMaleHoughtonXMay 8, 2015
SingletonArthuree SingletonSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedFemaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
SissonRobert SissonDistrict of ColumbiaRobbery (includes armed robbery)5 years1924Judicially ExoneratedMaleXXX
SlyterGeorge B. SlyterMinnesotaRobbery (includes armed robbery)Exonerated After Conviction But Prior to Sentencing0.519311931193119311931Judicially ExoneratedMaleHennepinMinneapolisXXX1XXXXX
SmallFred SmallSouth CarolinaResisting Arrest$50 fine19601960196019601961Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCharlestonCharlestonXXXXXXXX24XXFebruary 20, 2014
SmithAlfred H. SmithDistrict of ColumbiaArson0.519331933193319331935Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteDistrict of ColumbiaDistrict of ColumbiaXXXXX2X2X
SmithClarence SmithNew MexicoMurderDeath1.8319741974197419751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteBernalilloAlbuquerque$5,000XXXXXXXXX4X
SmithGrace M. SmithVirginiaFirst Degree Murder20 years119451946Judicially ExoneratedFemaleWhiteX
SmithJohn SmithVirginiaCulpable HomicideDeath16081608160816081608Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteJames CityJamestownXX
SmithJoseph William SmithNevadaVoluntary Manslaughter10 years419071907190719111987Pardoned PosthumouslyMaleWhiteEsmeraldaGoldfieldXXXXXXXX2X
SmithLarry Thomas SmithOhioAggravated MurderLife Imprisonment4.51976197619801980Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSummit$190,937XX1XXXXXX
Smith (PA)Joseph Smith (PA)PennsylvaniaRobbery (includes armed robbery)10 to 20 years1319501950195019631963Judicially Exonerated3245Male$75,000XXXXXX
SmytheMr. SmytheTexasAbandonment of wifeFine1909Judicially ExoneratedMaleHarrisXXXXXXXApril 19, 2016
SnodgrassJere B. SnodgrassMichiganForgery3 to 14 years119391939193919401940PardonedMaleWhiteLenaweeBlissfieldXXX
SolisHenry SolisMichiganDrug Related (Possession or sale)9 months to 4 years19361971PardonedMaleRoscommonXMay 8, 2015
SolomonHoward SolomonNew YorkObsenity Related Charge1970Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityX
SoutherlandI. L. SoutherlandTexasBank Robbery (incld. Armed)50 years419341934193419381938PardonedMaleCassAtlantaXXX2X
SpataroRosalie Jean SpataroFloridaDrug Related (Possession or sale)196319641965Judicially ExoneratedFemaleBrowardXXXXXXXOctober 15, 2015
SpectorFrank Efroim SpectorCalifornia - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.19511957Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXX14X
SpicerChristopher SpicerNorth CarolinaMurderDeath21973197319751975Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackWakeRaleighX1XXXXXXXXXXXXX2X
SpockBenjamin SpockMassachusetts - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2 years19681969Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSuffolkBostonXXX
StackLoretta Starvas StackCalifornia - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.19511957Judicially ExoneratedFemaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXX14X
StaplesDr. F. N. StaplesCaliforniaFirst Degree MurderDeath119051906Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteX
StatenCleo StatenAlabamaFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment619201926Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlack$750XXX4X
SteinbergHenry SteinbergCalifornia - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.19511957Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteLos AngelesLos AngelesXXXXXX14X
StevensCharles StevensFloridaFirst Degree MurderDeath31926192719301930Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteDuvalXXXXXXX23X3X
Stewart(First name unknown) StewartNew YorkConspiracy to violate one or more laws.1916Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteSuffolkXX7X
StielowCharles Frederick StielowNew YorkFirst Degree MurderDeath319151915191519181918PardonedMaleWhiteOrleansWest ShelbyXXXXXXXXX2XX
StiffBilly StiffTexasRobbery (includes armed robbery)219781980Judicially ExoneratedMaleDallasXXXXXXX
StoppelliJohn StoppelliCaliforniaDrug Related (Possession or sale)6 years219481950PardonedMaleWhiteAlamedaOaklandXXXXXXXXXX
StorickMaude Cushing StorickMichiganFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment261923192319491949PardonedFemaleWhiteXXXXXXXXX
StreuerFritz StreuerNew York - Federal CaseConspiracy to violate one or more laws.2.7519401942194219451945Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteNew YorkNew York CityXXXXXXX24XNovember 12, 2015
StricklandJ. C. StricklandTexasRobbery (includes armed robbery)30 years1.519391939193919401940PardonedMaleNative American (Indian)CherokeeBullardXX2XXXXXXX2XX
SullivanMaurice SullivanDistrict of ColumbiaRobbery (includes armed robbery)7 years1924Judicially ExoneratedMaleDistrict of ColumbiaDistrict of ColumbiaXXX
SullivanPercy B. SullivanIndiana - Federal CaseCounterfeiting (Inclds. Possession of counterfeit bills)4 years218961896189618981898Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteVigoTerre HauteXXX
Surritt JrAndrew Surritt JrOhioCriminal Charge1988Judicially ExoneratedMale$32,500XMarch 23, 2017
SuttonDwayne SuttonNew YorkSecond Degree Murder20 years to life imprisonment5.51982198419871987Judicially ExoneratedMaleKingsNew York CityXXXXXXXJune 5, 2014
SweeneyJames SweeneyNew JerseyFirst Degree MurderLife Imprisonment21926192619281928PardonedMaleWhiteUnionElizabethXXXXXXXXXXX
SweetJob SweetMassachusettsRape6 years2.1718811881188218841884PardonedMaleWhiteBerkshireXX1XXXXXXXDecember 15, 2015
SynonMichael J. SynonIllinoisMurderDeath219001900190019021902Judicially ExoneratedMaleWhiteCookChicagoXXXXXXXX
TaffMaurice TaffMissouriRobbery (includes armed robbery)10 years119311931193119321932Pardoned1920MaleWhiteSt. LouisSt. LouisxXX2XXXXXX
TaylorJulius C. TaylorNew JerseyRape and Robbery (including burglary)7.9619741974197419821982Judicially Exonerated3038MaleBlackCamdenPennsaukenXXX5XXXXX
TellesRobert TellesCaliforniaFirst Degree Murder219421944Judicially ExoneratedMaleLos AngelesLos AngelesX12X
TenneyAlexander TenneyMassachusettsBreaking and entering18 months1.2518831883188318841884PardonedMaleWhiteSuffolkXXXXDecember 15, 2015
ThomasSammy ThomasNew YorkSecond Degree Murder20 years to life imprisonment2.671976197819811981Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCayugaXXXXXXXX2XJune 5, 2014
ThomasWillie Gene ThomasNew YorkSecond Degree Murder25 years to life imprisonment21976197819801980Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackCayugaXXXXXXXXXX2XJune 5, 2014
Thompson (Kentucky defendant)Sam Thompson (Kentucky defendant)KentuckyLoitering and Disorderly Conduct20195919591960Judicially ExoneratedMaleBlackJeffersonLouisvilleXX2XXXXXX
ThompsonVictor ThompsonCaliforniaSecond Degree Murder219421944Judicially ExoneratedMaleLos AngelesLos AngelesX12X
ThorntonLonzo ThorntonOhioRobbery and Assault10 to 25 years1.519261926192619281928PardonedMaleButlerMiddletownXXX1</