Tag Archive: National Registry

May 27

8,540 Cases Now In Innocents Database

The Innocents Database now includes 8,540 cases: 5,430 from the U.S., and 3,010 from 117 other countries. The database includes 4,603 U.S. cases from 2017 to 1989, when the first DNA exoneration occurred. The Innocents Database is the world’s largest database of exonerated persons, and it includes all identifiable exonerations in the United States, as …

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Mar 20

2016 Innocents Database Exoneration Report Now Available!

U.S. map with states color-coded to represent the total number of known exonerations for the 48 contiguous states through 2016.

The 2016 Innocents Database Exoneration Report is now available online! The Report is a PDF document. Click here to read the 2016 Innocents Database Exoneration Report online, or to download it. The following is from the Report’s Introduction: This is the second yearly report of information recorded in the Innocents Database through the last calendar …

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Feb 01

Innocents Database Was Started 20 Years Ago, On February 1, 1997

By Hans Sherrer Feb. 1, 2017 The first entries were made in the Innocents Database on February 1, 1997. Today, twenty years later, it is the only database in the world that strives to include every identifiable exoneration in the United States, as well as internationally. The database is accessible from Justice Denied’s homepage. The …

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Jan 18

8,164 Cases Now In Innocents Database

The Innocents Database now includes 8,164 cases: 5,242 from the U.S., and 2,922 from 116 other countries. The database includes 4,323 U.S. cases from 2017 to 1989, when the first DNA exoneration occurred. The Innocents Database is the world’s largest database of exonerated persons, and it includes all identifiable exonerations in the United States, as …

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May 25

2015 Innocents Database Exoneration Report Now Available!

U.S. map with bubbles to relatively represent the total number of known exonerations for each state through 2015.

The 2015 Innocents Database Exoneration Report is now available online! The Report is a PDF document. Click here to read the 2015 Innocents Database Exoneration Report online, or to download it. The following is from the Report’s Introduction: This is the first yearly report of information recorded in the Innocents Database through the last calendar …

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May 01

Innocents Database Webpage Now Includes Detailed Statistical Information

The Innocents Database linked to from Justice Denied’s website is the world largest database of persons exonerated of their convicted crime. The database’s webpage was updated on May 1 to include detailed statistical information about the 4,622 cases currently in the database online that include 2,766 U.S. cases, and 1,856 cases from 110 other countries. …

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Nov 02

Innocents Database Now Lists 3,540 Cases

The Innocents Database linked to from Justice Denied’s website is the world largest database of wrongly convicted people. It now lists 3,540 cases. All the cases are supported by sources for research. Those sources include court decisions, newspaper and magazine articles, and books. The Innocents Database includes: 564 innocent people were sentenced to death. 696 …

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