Forensic Science Database | Search by State

Rich Williams 11/17/2014

DNA Database Search by State

State legislatures consider and enact laws that address the administration and use of forensic science by state justice systems. Issues addressed in these measures include the delegation of oversight responsibilities for forensic services, accreditation standards for forensic laboratories, access to post-conviction DNA testing, the collection and analysis of DNA samples from arrested and convicted individuals, standards for the collection and testing of sexual assault evidence and procedures for eyewitness identification. Use this map to search forensic science laws by state.


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