|Year of Conviction
|Year of Exoneration
|State of Conviction
|Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty Plea
|Type of Crime
|Rape and Murder
|Gender of Exoneree
|Race of exoneree
|Description / Quotes from Testimony Concerning Defense
● Defense argued mistaken witness identification.
|Did the defendant testify at trial?
|Types of evidence at trial
|Identity of eyewitness
Yes ● Initial nonidentification ● Discrepancies in description – eyebrows, skin color, nose shape, glasses, hair, age
|Quotes from testimony #2
See Evans on admittedly inaccurate composite prepared
|Jailhouse informant, Co-defendant, Incentivized Witness
|Examples of Non-Public or Corroborated Facts and Inconsistencies
|● See Michael Evans.
|Highest level reached
|Claims Raised During All Appeals and Postconviction
|Harmless Error Rulings
|Citations to judicial opinions
People v. Evans, 399 N.E.2d 1333 (Ill. App. 1 Dist. 1979)