Amends the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 to enhance the ability of prosecutors to use DNA evidence in addressing the accumulation of violent crime cases.
October 23, 2017
ProPublica – A federal judge this week unsealed the source code for a software program developed by New York City’s crime lab, exposing to public scrutiny a disputed technique for analyzing complex DNA evidence.
August 23, 2017
CNN – A newly-created board will review the case of a convicted murderer, after Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens issued a stay of execution on Tuesday in light of new DNA evidence.
March 28, 2017
Nature – Behind closed doors this week, the German federal justice ministry has been discussing whether to hand police a powerful new tool involving the analysis of DNA samples.
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