NIJ Update: Free Training on Essentials of Forensic Science for Legal Professionals

The West Virginia University Forensic Science Initiative, in collaboration with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), is holding the 2013 Spring Essentials of Forensic Science for Legal Professionals program. The two-day program will provide the basic precepts of forensic science training and supply the tools to effectively apply this information for trial. Attendees will also be given information on evaluating the scientific rigor of expert testimony and the reliability of forensic evidence. Members of academia, scientists, and attorneys will instruct and apply practical examples to the content presented. This is an excellent opportunity for the legal community to broaden their knowledge of important forensic science topics while also receiving continuing legal education. The training will take place from March 19-20, 2013 in Tulsa, Ok. For more information or to register for the training, visit the link below: