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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Monday, February 27, 2006

Free NACDL/Forensic Institute e-Symposium TOMORROW Feb. 28

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is pleased to announce that the renowned Forensic Institute of Great Britain, has offered its online 2006 Forensic e-Symposium series of seminars free-of-charge to NACDL members.
Broadcast live & online TOMORROW on Tuesday, February 28, the next e-Symposium tackles Human Identification and its legal considerations.

Register Now -- free of charge with the following code: CA88F

Last year's Human Identification e-Symposium was highly acclaimed with leading contributions by David Faigman, David H. Kaye and Michael Saks and received over 2000 viewings. Once you have registered, please consider visiting the archive to hear those presentations.

Program Highlights

Opening Keynote
Michael Mansfield
[Queen's Council]

Legal Regulation of Laboratories and Expert Testimony
William C. Thompson
[Professor, Department of Criminology, Law and Society, School of Social Ecology, University of California]

Policy Issues of DNA in the Criminal Justice System
David M. J. Lazer
[Professor, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University]

Validity Challenges of Fingerprint Evidence
Round Table

Other presentations will look at Legal Considerations for Fingerprinting


» View the full programme and register for this exciting online conference

The Panel

Advisory Committee

David Faigman
[Professor of Law, UCL Hastings College of the Law]

Richard Saferstein
[Forensic Science Consultant]

James Robertson
[Director Forensic Services, Australian Federal Police]

Review Committee

Peter Gill
[Research Consultant Research and Development The Forensic Science Service]

John Butler
[Project Leader, Human Identity DNA Technologies Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology]

Christopher Champod
[Professor, Institut de police scientifique, BCH, University of Lausanne]

Fred Preston
[Director of Identification, Police Information Technology Organisation]

Henry Lee
[Chief Emeritus of the Connecticut State Police, Founder and Professor of the Forensic Science Program at the University of New Haven]

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