New Non-DNA Evidence & Changes in Science in Nevada

In 2019, Nevada passed a law that creates an avenue for people to present new, non-DNA evidence of factual innocence beyond two years after their conviction. The law clarifies that new evidence may include relevant forensic evidence that was not available at trial or that materially undermines forensic evidence presented at trial, such as new research or information that repudiates the validity of scientific evidence, testimony, or the applied validity of a scientific method/technique. Effective: 2019.

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