2013: Science or Schmience: You Be the Judge
|Event Start Date||Saturday, January 26, 2013|
Warren Hall Room 131
|Event Start Time||8:30 am - 3:15 pm|
A congressionally mandated report from the National Research Council found serious deficiencies in the nation’s science system and called for major reforms and new research. The 2009 NAS Report on forensic science went a long way in teaching us the limits of many long-venerated “sciences” such as latent print examination and eye witness identification.
This seminar focuses on the pitfalls and shortcomings of some forensic techniques and updates what we learned in the 2009 NAS Report as well as discussing the (ethical) use of social media in investigating and preparing our cases.
Speakers are seasoned members of the criminal justice community who will provide practical, professional and institutional perspectives.
University of San Diego School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider and certifies that this activity is approved for 5.5 hours of credit, of which 1.5 hours are Legal Ethics credit and 4.0 hours are General credit.
Community Defenders, Inc. Grant Committee
Location and Directions
From the North: Use I-5 South, exit Sea World Dr. & Tecolote Rd. and proceed left at stoplight toward Morena Blvd. Turn right on Morena, left on Napa, and left on Linda Vista Rd. Travel to the second stoplight to USD's East entrance, turn left and enter campus.
From the South (or the airport): Use I-5 North, exit Morena Blvd. (signs will say: Morena Blvd. use I-8 East) Stay to the right and follow the signs for Morena Blvd. Take the first right onto Linda Vista Rd. Travel to the third stoplight to USD's East entrance, turn left and enter campus.
From the East: Use I-8 West, exit at Morena Blvd., go right onto Linda Vista Rd. and travel to the third stoplight to USD's East entrance, turn left and enter campus.
Once you have entered campus (from all directions): From the East entrance, Warren Hall is the third building on the left after you take a left onto Torero Way.
Visitor parking permits will be available at the main campus entrance kiosk. Please be sure to obtain a permit and display it in your vehicle.
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