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The most recent exoneration is of Curtis McCarty, No. 124, of Oklahoma, on May 11, 2007.
Causes of Wrongful Convictions

EXONERATIONS BY STATE

As of July 2, 2007, there have been 124 exonerations in 25 different States.
State No State No State No State No State No
Florida 22 Oklahoma 8 Ohio 5 Indiana 2 Idaho 1
Illinois 18 Pennsylvania 6 New Mexico 4 South Carolina 2 Nebraska 1
Louisiana 8 Georgia 5 California 3 Mississippi 2 Nevada 1
Texas 8 North Carolina 5 Massachusetts 3 Kentucky 1 Virginia 1
Arizona 8 Alabama 5 Missouri 3 Maryland 1 Washington 1

EXONERATIONS BY YEAR
From 1973-1999, there was an average of 3.1 exonerations per year. From 2000-2007, there has been an average of 5 exonerations per year.

EXONERATIONS BY RACE
RACE EXONERATIONS
Black 62
White 49
Latino 12
Other 1
 

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