Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $613,205)
The grant application requests funds to: 1) facilitate efficient evaluation of cases with a possibility of DNA testing that is probative of innocence by streamlining defense and prosecution access to underlying lab, police and court documents needed to conduct case review; 2) identify and implement best practices for locating and storing documentary and biological evidence; 3) provide additional staffing for prosecutors and clerks to locate key biological evidence; and 4) perform DNA analysis of appropriate biological evidence.
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- The University of Alabama System and the Alabama Department of Forensics National Center on Forensics
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