Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

A B Butler

First Name A B
Last NameButler
Year of Conviction1983
Year of Exoneration2000
State of ConvictionTexas
Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty PleaTrial
Type of CrimeRape
Death SentenceNo
Gender of ExonereeMale
Race of exonereeBlack
Types of evidence at trial
  • Eyewitness
Identity of eyewitness
  • Cross Racial Identification
  • Victim
Highest level reachedState Post­ Conviction
Claims Raised During All Appeals and Postconviction
  • Ineffective Assistance of Appellate Counsel
Harmless Error Rulings
  • NP
Citations to judicial opinions

Ex parte Butler, 884 S.W.2d 782 (Tex. Crim. App. 1994)

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