Scientific Evidence and Expert Testimony (JS 622)
August 22-25, 2011
Conference Fee: $245
After attending this course, participants will be able to recognize the judge’s role as a gatekeeper of scientific evidence and expert testimony; consider the consistencies and contradictions between the cultures of law and science; understand basic statistical concepts commonly used by experts; identify the scientific methods available to researchers studying complex human behavior; outline the proper function and qualifications of forensic pathologists; and, identify key concepts relating to computer forensic evidence.
Qualifies for 2 credits toward the Judicial Studies degree and as a requirement for the Certificate in Judicial Development, General Jurisdiction Trial Skills, Special Court Trial Skills and Tribal Judicial Skills programs.