From the Los Angeles Times:
…the National Registry of Exonerations, an online database of wrongful convictions [more than 2000 cases are included in the database as of April 2017] that have been overturned dating to 1989.
The registry is now being housed at UC Irvine, where it will become a resource for faculty and students studying the criminal justice system. UCI was selected because of its concentration of faculty in the area of wrongful convictions.
“This university can really provide muscle to what is a still-developing group of cases,” said Maurice Possley, senior researcher for the registry, which was created in 2012 as a joint project between the University of Michigan Law School and Northwestern University’s Center on Wrongful Convictions.
“I tend to think this database can be one of the most influential factors for reform and change in the criminal justice system in many years.”
Direct to National Registry of Exonerations