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Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance Program; Review of cases for Post-Conviction DNA testing.

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $424,038)

This project will address the problem of identifying post-conviction claims of innocence and locating the DNA evidence that could be used to prove those claims. The primary target area and population served in this grant will be the state of Georgia, although claims will continue to be investigated in Alabama.

The project will focus on three types of cases: cases with evidence in the possession of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI); CODIS hits on solved cases; and DNA cases investigated by the Georgia Innocence Project (GIP).


Date Created: September 12, 2013