Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $924,648)
The New Mexico Department of Public Safety Forensic Laboratory, the New Mexico Sentencing Commission, and the University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Law Innocence and Justice Project seek NIJ funding to help defray the costs of reviewing post-conviction cases of rape, murder, and non-negligent manslaughter in which actual innocence might be demonstrated, and the costs of locating and analyzing biological evidence associated with those cases.
- NIST/Office of Law Enforcement Standards funding for two projects associated with E-Crime technology portfolio, Computer Forensic Tool Testing and National Software Reference Library
- Pre-grouping of commingled human skeletal remains by elemental analysis
- Comparative Evaluation of Low- and High-Resolution MS Approaches for Screening and Confirmation of New Psychoactive Substances in Human Specimen Matrices