Education & Training

Forensic Science Training for Prosecuting Capital Attorneys

Sponsored by
Bureau of Justice Assistance and the
National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law


AGENDA

August 29-31, 2011
St. Petersburg, Florida


Monday, August 29, 2011

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.     Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.     Welcome Remarks

Anjali Swienton
Director of Outreach
National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law
Stetson University College of Law
Gulfport, FL

8:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.     Forensic DNA

Anjali Swienton
Director of Outreach
National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law
Stetson University College of Law
Gulfport, FL

 10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.     Break

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.     Pattern Evidence: Fingerprints, Shoe Prints, Bitemarks, and                                                             Fracture Matches

Cedric Neumann
Assistant Professor
Penn State University
State College, PA

 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.     Working Luncheon

CSI Effect of Forensic Evidence
Anjali Swienton

Director of Outreach
National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law
Stetson University College of Law
Gulfport, FL

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.     Firearms Examination

Ron Singer
Tarrant County Medical Examiner
Fort Worth, TX

 3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.     Break

3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.     Forensic Odontology

Barry Lipton
Forensic Odontologist
Largo, FL

4:45 p.m.     Adjourn

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.     Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.     Digital and Multimedia Sciences/Digital Trail

Charles Giglia
Digital Intelligence, Inc.
New Berlin, WI

 10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.     Break

10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.     Forensic Pathology

Jamie Downs
Coastal Regional Medical Examiner
Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Savannah, GA

 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.     Working Luncheon

Elizabeth Devine
CSI

1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.     Trace Evidence

Patrick Buzzini
Professor
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV

 2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.     Break

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.     Evidence Identification, Collection and Preservation

Anjali Swienton
Director of Outreach
National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law
Stetson University College of Law
Gulfport, FL

4:30 p.m.     Adjourn

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.     Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.     BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Session I               Forensic Anthropology

Douglas Ubelaker
AAFS President
Smithsonian Institution
Department of Anthropology
Washington, DC

Session II             Questioned Documents/Ink Analysis

Cedric Neumann
Assistant Professor
Penn State University
State College, PA

 10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.     Break

10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.     BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Session I               Forensic Entomology

Neal Haskell
Rensselear, IN

Session II             Forensic Psychiatry/Psychology

Dan Martell
Park Dietz and Associates
Newport Beach, CA

 11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.     Working Luncheon

Forensic Science Research

Diana Botluk

Director of Research
National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law
Stetson University College of Law
Gulfport, FL

1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.     MOCK TRIAL

Prosecutor
Matt Redle

Sheridan County Prosecutor
Sheridan, WY

Defense
Christine Funk

MN Public Defender's Office
Hastings, MN

Forensic Experts:
Neal Haskell
Patrick Buzzini
Barry Lipton
Dan Martell
Ron Singer
Anjali Swienton

 2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.     Break

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.     MOCK TRIAL Continued

4:30 p.m.     Adjourn