Making Sense of DNA Backlogs — Myths vs. Reality

Publish Date: 
June 2010
Description: 

This National Institute of Justice Special Report addresses the question of why backlogs of DNA evidence awaiting testing persist even after the federal government has provided hundreds of millions of dollars to eliminate them. Answering this question requires understanding both what a backlog is and how backlogs can be reduced; this report provides that understanding. (NCJ 230183)

Bibliography: 
National Institute of Justice