BECAUSE EQUAL JUSTICE REQUIRES SOUND SCIENCE
Advancements in technology and testing have created an explosion of new resources for investigators, prosecutors, and defense counsel. But, misapplication and misunderstanding of those advancements can lead to devastating outcomes in the criminal justice system. That, along with new scrutiny of sciences that have been used in courtrooms for many years have raised questions that cannot be ignored. Designed with legal professionals in mind, the Forensic Justice Institute is a premier virtual event that puts the scientific evidence used in court under the microscope.
The Center for Integrity in Forensic Sciences (CIFS) and continuing legal education provider PINNACLE® have gathered renowned experts in forensics and nationally known speakers to present an unbiased look at the current scientific methods and results often submitted as evidence. Understand the reliability of the methods utilized so you can ensure your next criminal case contains science facts – not science fiction, and improves the use of forensic science in the criminal justice system.
Topics covered include:
- Firearm identification
- Big data and surveillance
- The role of the medical examiner
- Forensic toxicology
- Eyewitness accounts
- And more!
The Forensic Justice Institute will be submitted to the Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for up to 13 CLE and 1.5 EPR credits. Please note that this credit count is calculated for the State of Wisconsin which utilizes 50-minute credit hours and may vary depending on the reporting jurisdiction. It has also been approved for 4 judicial education credits by the Wisconsin Office of Judicial Education.