Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

Dwayne Jackson

First NameDwayne
Last NameJackson
Year of Conviction2003
Year of Exoneration2011
State of ConvictionNevada
Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty PleaTrial
Type of CrimeRobbery
Death SentenceNo
Life / LWOP sentenceLife
Gender of ExonereeMale
Race of exonereeBlack
Types of evidence at trial
  • Forensic Evidence
Type of Forensic Evidence
  • DNA
Types of Flawed Forensics
  • Error
Brief Quote / Description of Testimony

DNA mix-up in laboratory

Highest level reachedNR