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Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Thursday, October 5, 2006

CSI Symposium at The New England School fo Law

The New England School of Law's Law Review will be holding a symposium titled: "The 'CSI Effect': The True Effect of Crime-Scene Television on the Justice System"  on October. 13.

Panels will focus on the following topics:

  • "Pop Culture and the Court Room: Prosecution Problems and Solutions to the CSI Effect"
  • "Wrongful Convictions: Unreliable Forensic Evidence Paving the Way for a Guilty Verdict"
  • "Real-Life Forensics: How Are Crime-Scene Investigation Shows Affecting the Police?"
  • "Bridging the Gap Between Real-Life Forensics and Fiction for Jurors: Who Will Do It and How Can It Be Done?"

Carol Henderson, director of the National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology, and the Law and a visiting professor of law at Stetson University College of Law, will deliver the keynote speech, "Faux-N-Sics: Is CSI the Cause or the Effect?"

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