Record Number of Exonerations in 2015
Date:  02-06-2016

Exonerations based on various reasons, including false confessions and law enforcement misconduct
A new report by The National Registry of Exonerations describes a record 149 exonerations last year. There were also record numbers of exonerations in homicide cases, exonerations with false confessions, exonerations of convictions based on guilty pleas, exonerations with official misconduct and exonerations with the help of prosecutorial Conviction Integrity Units. Read more.