Crime lab scandals have caused wrongful convictions. This presentation will address (i) local and state developments in crime lab regulation, (ii) what information crime labs generate and what to look for; and (iii) how Daubert and Kelly apply to different types of forensic evidence.
CLE: 1.5 hours MCLE credit, no ethics credit.
Speaker: Sandra Guerra Thompson (University of Houston Law Center)
No pre-registration is required. Written materials are available for up to $15. The CLE Department makes these written materials available after many of its seminars and institutes. If you would like to purchase written materials, please contact the CLE Department at (713) 759-1133 or email Ashley Gagnon Steininger. Written materials will be charged an 8.25% sales tax. Non-members may attend for a $50 fee that covers written materials.
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PLEASE NOTE: This seminar will be held on the 23rd floor of Heritage Tower. Parking suggestions.