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TECHNOLOGY AND DISTANCE EDUCATION NEWS
Dr. Susan Zucker, Director of Technology and Distance Education

The NCSTL hosted The National Conference on Science, Technology and the Law on November 2-5, 2006 at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort, in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Director of Technology and Distance Education discussed issues concerning the topic Technology, Research and Education with Cynthia Holt, Forensic Librarian at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., at the National Conference.

Proceedings from the conference will be published on the web during the first quarter of 2007.
Topics included:
  • Intra and Interstate Tracking of Sexual Predators
  • DUI Standards
  • Presenting Forensic Evidence in Court
  • Principles of Forensic DNA for Officers of the Court
  • Identity Theft
  • The Warren Jeffs Case
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Science, Law and Law Enforcement of Methamphetamine
  • Biogeographical Ancestry Prediction based on DNA
  • Legal Update: Fingerprint Evidence
  • Weird Science and Faux-n-sics
  • Less Lethal Devices
  • Case Law Update
  • Technology, Research and Education
The Director of Technology and Distance Education was a keynote speaker on a panel for The People Speak: A Forum About Our World A Discussion About Human Rights, at Stetson College of Law in Gulfport on November 15, 2006 and hosted a delegation of Russian Judges at Stetson on November 16, 2006 with other NCSTL and Stetson staff.

Looking forward to another productive and creative year with many productions added to the NCSTL website and training modules well underway. Welcome, 2007…