This free webinar will present results based on a NIST-led, multi-agency collaboration focused on establishing drug background levels in forensic laboratories and understanding the implications for data quality, data integrity, and occupational health and safety.
A new method for interpreting DNA mixtures will be coming online in NC in the coming months. A webinar was offered on Aug. 13, 2019 from 12-2 pm to train attorneys on DNA analyst testimony and new methodologies. The archived recording of the webinar is available on demand. This complimentary forensic science webinar is offered …
NIST scientist Becky Steffen answers questions regarding her preparation of a “Human DNA Standard” which helps forensic laboratories maintain accurate DNA test results.
This sample motion contains a request for specific discovery, motion to preserve evidence and motion to produce for an in camera inspection by the court is another approach.
June 12, 2012 State’s Motion requesting information regarding State Crime Lab certification exams. No file stamped version is available.
Hearing regarding SCL analyst certification results has been continued to June 26, 2012 at 2 pm.
Judge Gary M. Gavenus’s July 13, 2012 order requiring the State Crime Laboratory furnish to each District Attorney in the State the first and second letter containing the actual certification exam results and designated areas requiring further study.
July 17, 2012 memo to defense attorneys regarding Judge Gavenus’s order.
August 2, 2012 letter notifying defense attorneys who represented clients in approximately 80 resolved cases involving an analyst who was unsuccessful on his or her certifying exam. The letter specifies how information on analyst certification exam results will be provided based on Judge Gavenus’s order.
Dr. Amy James, PsyD, is offering a one-day CLE program for attorneys in New Bern, NC. To register, email email@example.com by Aug. 15, 2019. The cost is $175.00.
Author: Bess Stiffelman Esq.
A draft 702 motion to exclude expert testimony from an arresting officer identifying a substance as marijuana.
A draft motion to suppress evidence collected after a stop made based on the sight/smell of what the officer believes to be marijuana. Please note the motion does not contain an accompanying affidavit as required by law.
The webcast from the 2019 NIST Evidence Management Conference is now available for free on-demand viewing. The issue of evidence management has become a national concern for several reasons, including the movement to resolve sexual assault kit backlogs, headlines describing problems in evidence rooms and scientific advances that have led to an increase in the amount of evidence being submitted …