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Awards: Listing of Funded Projects

Every year, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for research, development, evaluation, testing and training and technical assistance projects across the spectrum of criminal justice.
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Subtopic: Indigent defense

Number of Awards: 8
Total Amount Awarded: $3,240,876

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2014 Early Intervention by Counsel: A Multi-Site Evaluation of the Presence of Counsel at a Defendants First Appearance in Court NIJ FY 14 Research and Evaluation on Justice Systems-Related Topical Areas The Research Foundation for the SUNY, University at Albany NY 2014-IJ-CX-0027 $381,402 Closed
2013 Evaluating the Effect of Holistic Indigent Defense Services on Case Outcomes: A Natural Experiment in the Bronx NIJ FY 13 Research and Evaluation on Justice Systems: Investigator-Initiated RAND Corporation CA 2013-IJ-CX-0027 $334,998 Closed
2012 Examining the Effectiveness of Indigent Defense Team Services: A Multisite Evaluation of Holistic Defense in Practice NIJ FY 12 Social Science Research on Indigent Defense National Center for State Courts VA 2012-R2-CX-0011 $628,000 Closed
2012 The Role of Indigent Defense for Defendants with Mental Health Disorders NIJ FY 12 Social Science Research on Indigent Defense Vera Institute of Justice NY 2012-R2-CX-0009 $485,625 Closed
2012 Waiver of Counsel in Juvenile Court NIJ FY 12 Social Science Research on Indigent Defense Georgetown University DC 2012-R2-CX-0008 $510,953 Closed
2010 Forensic Science Training for California Indigent Defense Attorneys -- Using the NAS Report in Litigation NIJ FY 10 Forensic Science Training Development and Delivery Program Los Angeles County CA 2010-DN-BX-K259 $250,000 Closed
2009 The Effects of Defense Counsel on the Outcomes of Homicide
and Death Penalty Prosecutions
NIJ FY 09 ORE Crime and Justice Research RAND Corporation CA 2009-IJ-CX-0013 $149,898 Closed
2008 2008 Post-Conviction DNA Testing Program NIJ FY08 Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance Program Texas Office of the Governor TX 2008-DN-BX-K169 $500,000 Closed