Victims of the State

Wrongly convicted innocents and other individuals abused by the Criminal Justice System.

U.S. Cases (1268) Canadian Cases (26) United Kingdom Cases (25)
New Case Summaries Australia/N.Z. Cases (26) Cases in Other Countries (23)
Executed Defendants Murder Victims Found Alive Mass Murder Cases
Police Officer Murder Cases Police Officer Defendants Self-Defense Cases
Intruder Murders Arson Murder Cases Child Abuse Cases
Timeline Discrepancies Insufficient Evidence Shaken Baby Syndrome
Coerced Confessions Inconsistent Confessions Voluntary False Confessions
Hearsay Testimony False Fingerprint Evidence Homicides That Are Suicides
Favorite Case Stories Five Trial Defendants Mistaken Witness ID
"No Body" Murder Cases Husband Murder Cases Wife Murder Cases
Convicted of Brother's Crime Parent Murder Cases Son/Daughter Murder Cases
Masked Assailant ID Career Informant Cases Same Name Crimes
Vehicle Related Cases Homosexuality Related Cases Fabricated Rapes
Triple Homicide Cases Quadruple Homicide Cases Double Jeopardy Cases
Failures to Report Body Bite Mark Cases Radical Defendants
Prison/Police Custody Cases Miscellaneous Forensics Recent Crime Cases
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Case Summaries (except quoted ones in green text) are
written  by Dan Rastatter, Montgomery County, PA, U.S.A.

Summaries in brown text are claims of innocence that have not been
fully evaluated and are left to the reader to judge and/or research for himself.
Summaries in blue text are cases that did not result in a conviction.