It's Evident


  • NCSTL participates in scholarly activities and this accomplishment was not reported in the Spring, 2007 issue. Research Attorney, Catherine Guthrie, and Research Director, Diana Botluk, wrote articles for the Stetson Law Review: Center for Excellence in Advocacy Symposium. The law review was published in Spring 2007, Volume 36, Number 3. Ms. Guthrie's article, The Swinton Six: The Impact of State v. Swinton on the Authentication of Digital Images, is on page 661 and Ms. Botluk's article, The National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law: Supporting the Role of Forensic Science in the Administration of Justice, is on page 609.
  • Director participated in the ASCLD 35th Annual Workshop and Symposium held in Orlando, Florida, October 1-4, 2007.
  • Director participated in the IACP 114th Annual Conference & Exposition held at New Orleans, October 12-15, 2007.
  • Director participated in the 15th International Forensic Science Symposium, Lyon, France, from October 22-26, 2007.
  • Director participated in the Council of Scientific Society Presidents meeting, Washington, DC, December 1-4, 2007.
  • Director participated in the National Academy of Science Committee Meeting, “Identifying the Needs of the Forensic Science”, Washington, DC, December 6, 2007.
  • Director participated in the National Institute of Justice Forensic Policy Summit, Washington, DC, December 17-18, 2007.

  • Director of Technology and Distance Education, Dr. Susan Zucker, presented “Podcasting: Friend or Foe” at the E-Learn Conference, Quebec City, Quebec on October 16, 2007.
  • Research Attorney, Jeff Chesen, presented “CSI Effect: Fact or Fiction” at the Florida Division of the International Association for Identification (FDIAI) Educational Conference 2007 on October 25, 2007.
  • Research Attorney, Betty Fitterman, presented “Digging up Dirt on Experts-Cross Examination of Expert Witness Workshop”, Bradenton, FL, October 26, 2007.
  • Director presented information on the NCSTL to Judges from the Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas on December 14, 2007.

  • Director appeared on the Montel Williams Live Show, “True Crime: Deadly Deception”, November 1, 2007, and another appearance was scheduled for January 17, 2008.