National Forensic College
June 2, 2019 - 8:00am to June 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
The Sixth Annual NACDL Forensic College, taking place at Cardozo Law June 2-7, is presented in collaboration with the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Defender Services Office Training Division. Barry Scheck, co-director of the Innocence Project and Cardozo professor of law, is a key organizer of the program. Scheck co-founded The Innocence Project at Cardozo in 1992, which continues to this day around the nation, using DNA evidence to help free innocent people who have been unjustly incarcerated.
The college instructs supervisors, trainers and experienced litigators who are or will be the forensic science experts in their jurisdictions; the courses prepare attorneys to litigate complex forensic science issues strategically and with the support of the nations's leading law firms and experts.
Framework for Evaluating Forensic Science Evidence
DNA – basic & advanced tracks
Pattern Evidence – including Fingerprints & Firearms
Shaken Baby Syndrome / Abusive Head Trauma
Medical Evidence: Sexual & Physical Abuse
Crime Scene Evidence