January 31, 2016

State: Texas

Convicted: 1981

Exonerated: 1990

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

Police misconduct 

Prosecutorial misconduct 

False accusation

                                                 Perjury...

January 26, 2016

State: Florida

Convicted: 1971

Exonerated: 1973

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

Police misconduct

False confession

Dave Keaton was arrested in 1971 for the murder of an off-duty police officer at a Florida convenience store. After three...

January 21, 2016

State: Louisiana

Convicted: 1985

Exonerated: 2003

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

Mistaken witness identification

Perjury or false accusation

                                                  Prosecutorial misconduct...

January 16, 2016

State: Florida

Convicted: 1974

Exonerated: 1977

Race:Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

Mistaken witness identification 

Delbert Tibbs, a former seminary student from Chicago, had been traveling across the country and found himself in Florida i...

January 6, 2016

State: Oklahoma

Convicted: 1987

Exonerated: 1993

Race: Caucasian

DNA used in exoneration? no

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

False or misleading forensic evidence

Inadequate legal defense

Greg Wilhoit came from a middle-class Christian family in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He loved his...

January 3, 2016

State: Pennsylvania

Convicted: 1989

Exonerated: 2005

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? Yes

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

Prosecutorial misconduct

Harold Wilson was acquitted, based on DNA evidence, of a triple homicide on November 15, 2005. He survived more than 16 year...

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