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  • Where can I view research on the use of DNA?
    Please visit the following Web sites to view research that has been conducted related to the use of ... Read More
    Last Updated: January 21, 2014

  • What is CODIS?
    CODIS, which stands for Combined DNA Index System, is managed by the CODIS Unit of the Federal Burea... Read More
    Last Updated: April 28, 2017

  • How is DNA analyzed and used?
    DNA has been used for forensic examinations since the late 1980s, with DNA testing advancing signifi... Read More
    Last Updated: March 25, 2014

  • Can you recommend a private forensic laboratory?
    NCJRS and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) do not provide endorsements or recommendations for... Read More
    Last Updated: June 20, 2013

  • Where can I learn about funding through the Postconviction Testing Grant Program?
    The Justice for All Act of 2004 authorized funds for the Kirk Bloodsworth Postconviction DNA Testing... Read More
    Last Updated: March 23, 2010

  • How long does it take to complete the trainings on the DNA Initiative website?
    An average or typical time to complete any one of National Institute of Justice (NIJ) DNA online cou... Read More
    Last Updated: March 25, 2016

  • Can I obtain permission to use DNA Initiative trainings and training materials in my jurisdiction?
    The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) DNA online courses are available to provide criminal justice... Read More
    Last Updated: March 25, 2016

  • Where can I learn about the "CSI Effect?"
    Information on the "CSI Effect" is available in the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Journal arti... Read More
    Last Updated: May 11, 2015

  • Where can I find information on regulations and requirements relating to the confidentiality and protection of human test subjects?
    The Protecting Human Subjects section of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Web site includes F... Read More
    Last Updated: April 14, 2015

  • What is the status of funding for The Initiative to Advance Justice Through DNA Technology?
    The funding for The Initiative to Advance Justice Through DNA Technology, which began in FY 2003, wa... Read More
    Last Updated: January 21, 2014

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