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Forensic Entomology
From Friday, March 10 2017
To Sunday, March 12 2017
Every day

 Sponsor: University of California, Riverside Extension Center

Description: An overview on what to search for and how to handle items found when recovering entomological evidence at crime scenes. Discussions include:

-The basic principles of entomology
-The biological and ecological aspects of common arthropods

Lab exercises and simulated field studies provide practical experience in how to gather, interpret, record, preserve, and use entomological specimens in forensic investigations.

 

Location: UCR Extension Center, 1200 University Ave, Riverside CA 92507
Contact: Jennifer Campbell This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , https://www.extension.ucr.edu/course/718770/ENTMX415/ForensicEntomolog

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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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