Stetson presents complimentary Crime Scene to Courtroom Forensics training for prosecutors, defense attorneys in Texas and Pennsylvania

Stetson University College of Law’s National Clearinghouse for Science Technology and the Law is presenting complimentary training programs for prosecutors and defense attorneys in August in Texas and in September in Pennsylvania as part of the Crime Scene to Courtroom Forensics: Train the Trainer series. The training programs, funded by a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance at the DOJ, are designed to teach seasoned prosecutors and defense attorneys about proper forensic evidence use in capital litigation.

Stetson is presenting programs:

Aug. 6-7, at the Springhill Suites in Austin, Texas

and

Sept. 5-6, at the Sheraton Bayfront in Erie, Pennsylvania

Each program will cover:

  • Overview of Established Curriculum for Live Training: Courses, Webinars and E-resource Toolkit
  • Using Forensic Science Resources: Case Law, Literature and Web-based Information
  • Evidentiary Requirements for Admissibility of Scientific Evidence: Daubert, Frye, Kuhmo Tire
  • Locating, Selecting and Evaluating Expert Witnesses
  • Training Tips and Techniques for Engaging your Audience
  • Applied Learning: Demonstrating Instructor Skill Sets

Attendees will also be provided with training resources, including webinars, PowerPoints and the National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law database.

To register for the program Aug. 6-7 in Texas, visit http://bit.ly/2NaaDgv.

To register for the program Sept. 5-6 in Pennsylvania, visit http://bit.ly/2N7TNix.

Allowable expenses for attendance, including pre-approved travel and lodging, will be covered under the BJA grant. Contact the Office of Professional Education at Stetson Law for additional details: ope@law.stetson.edu.To learn more about the National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law at Stetson University, visit http://www.ncstl.org.