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Scientific Analysis (ACE-V) From the Lab to the Witness Stand
From Monday, December 05 2016
To Friday, December 09 2016
Every day

 Sponsor: Ron Smith and Associates

Description: This course is designed for all pattern evidence practitioners regardless of experience. Examiners will learn principles used with a scientific environment and how to apply these concepts to thoughts, conclusions and to research. Exercises, specific to fingerprints, will demonstrate the value of rigorous application of scientific protocols for arriving at conclusions and for assessing the conclusions of others.  Practitioners will gain experience in conveying these concepts which will improve training programs and create testimony which will withstand court challenges.

Location: Boston Police Academy, 84 Williams Ave, Hyde Park, MA 02136
Contact: Rachel Camper, Director LPU 617-343-5947 This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , www.ronsmithandassociates.com

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Court Case Update

FINGERPRINT EVIDENCE went through a nearly three-year ordeal in the New Hampshire court system, but eventually emerged unscathed. On April 4, 2008, the New Hampshire Supreme Court unanimously reversed the decision of a lower court to exclude expert testimony regarding fingerprint evidence in the case of The State of New Hampshire v. Richard Langill. The case has been remanded back to the Rockingham County Superior Court.

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