Wrongful Conviction Review Program

One of BJA's guiding principles is to promote a fair criminal justice system.

For the past two decdes, the American justice system has been confronted with a steady stream of post-conviction exonerations, and the issue of wrongful conviction has emerged as a critical area for examination.BJA

credit: YouTube


is committed to assisting the state and local law enforcement entities in adopting evidence-based practices and assessing the necessary technologies to reduce the likelihood of a wrongful conviction (to include wrongful arrests and prosecutions) occurring from the outset of each criminal investigation.

BJA is also committed to ensuring that wrongful convictions are expeditiously detected and addressed when they occur.On support of the latter goal, BJA established the Wrongful Conviction Review Program, the funding for which is anticipated through the FY 2015 appropriation.

The purpose of the Wrongful Conviction Review Program is to provide high-quality and efficient representation for defendants in post-conviction claims of innocense.
Related Programs

Capital Case Litigation

Department of Justice


Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance

Office:

Estimated Funding: $1,250,000


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Full Announcement

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants for this solicitation are limited to public and nonprofit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations) dedicated to exonerating the innocent, institutions of higher learning (including tribal institutions of higher education), and state or local public defender offices.

For-profit organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee.

Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:


Agency Email Description:


Agency Email:
support@grants.gov

Date Posted:
2016-02-11

Application Due Date:
2016-03-28

Archive Date:
2016-07-05



Breathe Magic, an international program that incorporates specially adapted magic tricks and performance skills into therapy programs to improve physical and mental health outcomes for people of all ages, will be working or the benefit of children in Australia.




Jobs in the Social Sector

  Social Services Jobs
  Foundation Related Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs





More Federal Domestic Assistance Programs


Grants for the Rural Veterans Coordination Pilot | Meat, Poultry, and Egg Products Inspection | Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program | Source Reduction Assistance | Capacity Building for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA) |  Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy


Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2004-2021 Copyright Michael Saunders