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NAGTRI National Forensic Science Symposium
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The course is intended for prosecutors who have litigated, or are likely to litigate, forensic science evidence. While it is likely to be particularly useful for those who already have experience with forensics, it will include presentations designed to introduce even entry-level prosecutors to forensic science disciplines that are commonly used in criminal cases, including DNA, latent fingerprints, and firearms tool marks.

7/19/2017 to 7/21/2017
When: July 19-21, 2017
Registration at 8:00 am
Where: The Line Hotel DC
1700 Euclid Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20009
United States
Contact: Alycia Chau
202-326-6000

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  • This symposium is an intensive three-day forensics "boot camp" for prosecutors. The training will:
      • introduce prosecutors to issues raised in recent attacks on forensic science;
      • explain the science supporting forensic science disciplines including DNA, latent fingerprints, and firearms tool marks;
      • explore some common legal issues in forensic science, involving hearsay/ Crawford arguments and Daubert or Frye hearings;
      • discuss pending legislation that may impact forensic disciplines; and
      • address ethical issues that may arise in cases including forensic science—from ensuring that your Brady and Giglio obligations are discharged during discovery to avoiding errors in your closing arguments at trial.
  • WHEN: The training will begin in the morning on Wednesday, July 19 with registration at 8:00 am and end in the afternoon on Friday, July 21.

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