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Lunch and Learn: Defending DUIs with Pre-Trial Motion Practice – Orlando, November 13 at 12:00 PM/in Attorney, News, Toxicology News
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Blood, Breath, and Tears 2019/in Attorney, News, Toxicology News
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Rejected Forensics Case Makes Strange High Court Bedfellows/in Attorney, News, Toxicology News
The Pot Breathalyzer Is Here. Maybe – NPR/in News, Toxicology News
2018 “DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity®” Seminar: “Grand Slam Defenses” – October 10-13/in Attorney, News, Toxicology News
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“We the Defenders”: National Association for Public Defense Investigator and Social Worker/Sentencing Advocates Conference – November 26-29/in Attorney, Biology News, Digital Forensics News, Medical Trauma, News, Patterned Evidence News, Toxicology News
“We the Defenders”: National Association for Public Defense Investigator and Social Worker/Sentencing Advocates Conference
These conferences will feature nationally recognized faculty in a mix of plenary sessions, simultaneous sessions and small group breakouts. Participants will have the opportunity to choose sessions to best fit their individual needs. There will also be networking opportunities to create relationships to sustain the support provided during the live event.
The curriculum is being designed by two experienced planning teams working with NAPD’s Training Director Jeff Sherr.
The schedule and topics in Indianapolis will be very similar to the agenda linked below. Some of the topics offered in break out sessions will differ due to the results of a needs assessment of those who register and faculty strengths.
Click here to see the agenda and faculty for the previous conference in Denver.
Early Bird pricing before July 9
Members – $275
Non Members – $325
Between July 10 – Sept 3
Members – $325
Non Members – $375
After Sept 4
Members – $375
Non Members – $425
This conference will have a similiar structure and many of the same faculty. It will evolve as we survey registrants and make sure it fits your needs.
Confirmed presenters for Indianapolis include:
Topics will include:
Member organizations registering more than 5 people for this conference will receive a discount of $25 per registrant.
Orange-Osceola Public Defenders Learn About Fentanyl, Counterfeit Pills/in Attorney, Chemistry News, News, Toxicology News
Last week, Public Defender Robert Wesley hosted a seminar on opioids, fentanyl, and counterfeit pills. Guest speakers included Director of the Orange County Drug-Free Coalition Carol Burkett, Hillsborough County Assistant Chief Medical Examiner Dina Swanson, and attorney and forensic consultant Frederic Whitehurst. Read more.
The Hairy Problem with Drug Testing/in Attorney, News, Toxicology News
A new lawsuit says that the practice of testing hair for drugs discriminates against people with dark hair. Read more.
2018 Making Sense of Science Seminar/in Attorney, Biology News, Chemistry News, Crime Lab News, Digital Forensics News, News, Patterned Evidence News, Toxicology News
Registration has opened for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer’s 2018 Making Sense of Science Seminar. Register.
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American Academy of Forensic Sciences’ 70th Annual Scientific Meeting/in Attorney, Biology News, Chemistry News, Crime Lab News, Digital Forensics News, News, Patterned Evidence News, Toxicology News
The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) will hold its 70th annual scientific meeting in Seattle on February 19-24. Read more.
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Revolutionary Fingertip Drug Test Aids Forensic Toxicology – Select Science/in News, Toxicology News
The development of a new fingertip-based drug screening system has provided a method for medical examiners to investigate drug use a possible cause of death. Using fingertip sweat samples, this new method takes less than 10 minutes to show results. Read more.
Scientists Still Seek A Reliable DUI Test For Marijuana/in Attorney, News, Toxicology News
Despite an increasing number of states legalizing medical marijuana and/or recreational marijuana, law enforcement has not yet been able to develop a reliable way to test for marijuana-induced DUI. Read more.
Strangulation or Drug Overdose? The Convictions of Jessie McKim and James Peavler/in Biology News, News, Toxicology News
New testimony from forensic pathologists cast doubt upon the murder convictions of Jessie McKim and James Peavler. While the original medical examiner determined that Wendy Wagnon died of “asphyxiation by an undetermined method,” others have argued that the cause of death was more likely drug overdose. Read more.
Ruth Vacha Discussing Forensic Toxicology and John Sawicki Discussing Digital Forensics/in Digital Forensics News, Toxicology News