§ 40-30-301 Short title
§ 40-30-302 “DNA analysis” defined.
§ 40-30-303 Petition requesting analysis
§ 40-30-304 Court order if probable that exculpatory results would not have resulted in prosecution or conviction
§ 40-30-305 Court order if probable that results would have resulted in a more favorable verdict or sentence
§ 40-30-306 Payment for analysis
§ 40-30-307 Appointment of counsel for indigents
§ 40-30-308 Court order for production of laboratory reports, underlying data and notes
§ 40-30-309 Preservation of evidence during pendency of proceeding — Sanctions
§ 40-30-310 Laboratory standards
§ 40-30-311 Orders in discretion of court
§ 40-30-312 Analysis results — Dismissal of petition — Order for hearing
§ 40-30-313 Payment for analysis

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 40 > Chapter 30 > Part 3

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • DNA analysis: means the process through which deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) in a human biological specimen is analyzed and compared with DNA from another biological specimen for identification purposes. See Tennessee Code 40-30-302
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.