EXONEREES

Kerry Robinson
Exonerated in 2020

Kerry Robinson walked out of Coffee Correctional Facility a free man on January 8, 2020, after spending nearly 18 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.

Michael Googe
Exonerated in 2015

A unique partnership between the Georgia Prosecuting Attorneys' Council the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, and the Georgia Innocence Project led to the exoneration of Michael Googe of Brunswick, GA was convicted in 2007 for the burglary of a convenience store.

Michael Marshall
Exonerated in 2009

On December 14, 2009, more than two years after being wrongfully convicted, Michael Marshall was set free after post-conviction DNA testing proved his innocence.

John White
Exonerated in 2007

John White walked out of prison a free man in December of 2007, after spending over 22 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.

Pete Williams
Exonerated in 2007

On January 23, 2007, after serving over 22 years of a 45-year sentence, Pete Williams was released from prison at the age of 45. When asked how it felt to be released after all the years he spent in prison, Pete said, “Being free—nothing can replace that. Freedom, it means everything.”

Robert Clark
Exonerated in 2005

Robert was exonerated in December 2005, and walked out of prison an innocent man. At the time of his arrest, he was 21 years old, the father of a 5-year-old son, and lived with his mother, who never lost faith in him throughout his trial and incarceration.

Clarence Harrison
Exonerated in 2004

Clarence Harrison, Georgia Innocence Project’s first exoneree, served nearly 18 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. He was released in 2004  after post-conviction DNA testing conclusively proved his innocence.

Calvin C. Johnson Jr.
Exonerated in 1999

On June 15, 1999, nearly sixteen years after he was incarcerated for a crime he did not commit, Calvin Johnson (represented by the Innocence Project) finally walked out of prison, becoming the first person in Georgia to be freed by DNA testing.