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Alaska Statutes Title 12, Chapter 12.73 - Post-Conviction Dna Testing Procedure
Sec. 12.73.010 Application for Post-Conviction Dna Testing.
(a) A person convicted of a felony against a person under AS 11.41 who has not been unconditionally discharged may apply to the superior...
Sec. 12.73.020 Findings Required for Post-Conviction Dna Testing Orders.
The court shall order post-conviction DNA testing of specific evidence if(1) the applicant was convicted of a felony under AS 11.41;(2) the applicant and,...
Sec. 12.73.030 Summary Dismissal and Response.
(a) If an application under AS 12.73.010 (a) does not set out the specific facts necessary for the court to make the findings required...
Sec. 12.73.040 Timeliness.
In determining whether an application is timely under AS 12.73.020(11), there is a presumption of(1) timeliness if the application is filed before three years...
Sec. 12.73.050 Testing Procedures.
(a) If the court grants the application and DNA samples for comparison purposes are required, samples taken from the applicant or a prisoner must...
Sec. 12.73.060 Post-Conviction Testing by Stipulation.
The provisions of this chapter do not prohibit an applicant and the prosecuting authority from agreeing to conduct post-conviction DNA testing without the person's...
Sec. 12.73.090 Definitions.
In this chapter, unless the context requires otherwise,(1) "DNA" means deoxyribonucleic acid;(2) "innocence" means that the applicant was not a perpetrator of or an...
Last modified: November 15, 2016