Police, Prosecutors Seek Action on ‘Justice for All’ Bill

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Three major criminal justice groups are seeking approval by Congress in its "lame-duck" session after next month's elections to approve bills that would authorize federal funding for speedier DNA testing of suspects by police. The National District Attorneys Association, the Major Cities Chiefs Association, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police wrote yesterday to House leaders seeking passage of the Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2016 and the Rapid DNA Act of 2015. Congress plans to . . .

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