Convicting the Innocent
DNA Exonerations Database

Nathan Brown

First Name Nathan
Last NameBrown
Year of Conviction1997
Year of Exoneration2014
Testing inculpated culpritCold Hit
State of ConvictionLouisiana
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
Lineup Procedures
  • Showup
Suggestive Procedures

Yes ‚óŹ Show-up

Highest level reachedAppeal
Claims Raised During All Appeals and Postconviction
  • Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
  • Jackson Claim
  • Jury Selection
  • Sentencing
Harmless Error Rulings
  • NP
Citations to judicial opinions

State v. Brown, 760 So.2d 340 (LA 2000)
State v. Brown, 742 So.2d 105199-172 (La.App. 5 Cir. 9/28/99)

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