Calvin Lee Scott

Time Served: 20 years

The Innocence Project did not have a role in exonerating this person. For the full history and details of this case, please visit the National Registry of Exonerations at the link below.

State: Oklahoma

Charge: Rape

Conviction: Rape

Sentence: 25 years

Incident Date: 08/29/82

Conviction Date: 09/30/83

Exoneration Date: 12/03/03

Served: 20 years

Race of Defendant: African American

Race of Victim: Caucasian

Status: Exonerated by DNA

Type of Forensic Science Problem: Hair Analysis

Death Penalty Case: no

Accused Plead Guilty: No

Type of Crime: Sex Crimes

Contributing Causes of Conviction: Unvalidated or Improper Forensic Science

The Alternative Perpetrator Identified: Yes

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