Calvin Lee Scott

Time Served:

20 years

State: Oklahoma

Charge: Rape

Conviction: Rape

Sentence: 25 years

Incident Date: 08/29/1982

Conviction Date: 09/30/1983

Exoneration Date: 12/03/2003

Accused Pleaded Guilty: No

Contributing Causes of Conviction: Unvalidated or Improper Forensic Science

Death Penalty Case: No

Race of Defendant: African American

Race of Victim: Caucasian

Status: Exonerated by DNA

Alternative Perpetrator Identified: Yes

Type of Crime: Sex Crimes

Forensic Science at Issue: Hair Analysis