Examining the multifaceted impacts of drug decriminalization on public safety, law enforcement, and prosecutorial discretion
NIJ’s Courts Research: Examining Alternatives to Incarceration for Veterans and Other Policy Innovation
Fast and Portable Drug Testing: Dual-Method Prototype Shows Promise for Court-Admissible Drug Testing
In 2004, the National Institute of Justice created the social science research on forensic sciences (SSRFS) research program to explore the impact of forensic sciences on the criminal justice system and the administration of justice. Much of the early research from the SSRFS program focused on DNA processing and the use of DNA in investigations and prosecutions.