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Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent

Opportunity ID
NIJ-2016-8998
Solicitation Status
Closed
Fiscal Year
2016
Closing Date
Posting Date
Description

Notice

In fiscal 2020, all state and local forensic capacity enhancement programs previously managed by NIJ moved to the Bureau of Justice Assistance.

The awards made under this solicitation now are being managed by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. To see the complete list of awards, visit the Bureau of Justice Assistance.

NIJ seeks proposals for funding to assist in defraying the costs associated with postconviction DNA testing in cases of violent felony offenses (as defined by State law) in which actual innocence might be demonstrated. Funds may be used to identify and review such postconviction cases and to locate and analyze associated biological evidence.

Date Created: January 8, 2016