Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $279,234)
Funds are to be used by States and units of local government with existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis to improve laboratory infrastructure and analysis capacity so that DNA samples can be processed efficiently and cost effectively. These improvements are critical to preventing future DNA backlogs and to helping the criminal justice system use the full potential of DNA technology.
- Measuring rarity of combined features in palm versus finger impressions and evaluating examiner perceptions
- Assessing the Effectiveness of Interventions Designed to Reduce Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
- Funding Support for the Operations of the Committee on Law and Justice of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine