Forensic Science Training for Laboratory Counsel

In this two-day program - July 28-29, 2015 - offered by West Virginia University with support from NIJ, laboratory counsel will learn the basic precepts of forensic science and how to effectively apply this information for trial. Attendees will be given information on evaluating the scientific rigor of expert testimony and the reliability of forensic evidence.

Courses will cover:

  • Forensic DNA analysis.
  • Interpretation of a forensic report.
  • Managing errors and disclosures.
  • Quality assurance for forensic laboratories.
  • Toolkit for managing employees.
  • Preparing lab personnel for courtroom testimony.
This is an excellent opportunity for the legal community to broaden their knowledge of important forensic science topics while also receiving continuing legal education.
 
 
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