|Year of Conviction
|Year of Exoneration
|State of Conviction
|Trial, Bench Trial, or Guilty Plea
|Type of Crime
|Life / LWOP sentence
|Gender of Exoneree
|Race of exoneree
|Type of Innocence Defense
|Description / Quotes from Testimony Concerning Defense
● Witness testified to seeing both defendants away from the crime scene at the time the crime occurred.
|Did the defendant testify at trial?
|Quotes from Exoneree Testimony
“Q: Did you commit the crimes you’re charged with? A: No sir.”
|Types of evidence at trial
|Type of Forensic Evidence
|Types of Flawed Forensics
|Brief Quote / Description of Testimony
Latent fingerprint match was to a glass in Scott’s house and thus not highly probative. Spermatozoa detected but no further analysis conducted.
|Identity of eyewitness
No – very little description given, except that victim identified him “by his curls”
|Highest level reached