Education & Training

Capital Litigation Initiative: Crime Scene to Courtroom Forensics Training Live Seminar

Forensic Science Training for Capital Litigators

Sirata Beach Resort
St. Pete Beach, Florida
July 11 & 12, 2016

The National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and Law (NCSTL) at Stetson University College of Law is hosting Capital Litigation Initiative: Crime Scene to Courtroom Forensics Training, a two-day live seminar in St. Pete Beach, Florida. This two-day seminar will focus on issues in forensic science including, but not limited to:

  • Forensic Science 101
  • Forensic Report Wording and Statistics
  • Digital Forensic Technologies
  • Challenging Evidence: Methodologies and Development of Optimal Strategies
  • Forensic Science Research
  • Forensics after the NAS report
  • Discovery Material
  • Expert Witness
  • Preparing for Trial

Review the materials for the July 2016 live seminar.

The seminar will be held at the Sirata Beach Resort and Conference Center in St. Pete. Beach, FL on July 11 -12, 2016. All allowable expenses for attendance, including travel, lodging, transport to/from airport on site and per diem, will be covered for attendees under the BJA grant.

This seminar is intended for defense attorneys and prosecutors who actively try capital cases, and is open to attorneys who practice in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming.

There are still a few open seats left. Apply for seminar registration.

Funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Capital Litigation Initiative: Crime Scene to Courtroom Forensics Training

This project was supported by Grant No. 2015-CP-BX-K006 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.