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Arizona Hair Microscopy Review & DNA Testing Program

Award Information

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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2017, $509,193)

The Arizona Forensic Science Advisory Committee will focus on hair microscopy evidence used to obtain convictions. The mission of a new multidisciplinary Task Force is to identify hair microscopy cases throughout the state of Arizona; note erroneous testimony; determine which cases are appropriate for DNA analysis to resolve a claim of innocence; locate evidence; and seek DNA testing.


Date Created: September 29, 2017