Virtual: Advanced DNA – Beyond the Basics Learning Series

August 31 - September 1, 2020

Webinar

Monday, August 31, 2020 EDT
CLE: 3 Credits

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 EDT
CLE: 3.5 Credits

***Please see the agenda for more information.

 

Are you a seasoned prosecutor in the office? Are you the one tasked with trying the complicated DNA cases? Are you looking for ways to heighten awareness in your office to the complexity of these cases? Are voluminous defense motions overwhelming your daily docket? Then this is the course for you. Join seasoned faculty, including experienced prosecutors and scientific experts, as they provide effective techniques and strategies that will increase your ability to successfully overcome any challenge the defense may present.

This course covers:

• Probabilistic genotyping
• Complex discovery requests
• Defense requests for independent testing
• Understanding the Statistics: Ethical Considerations
• Raw data
• Frye hearings
• Population genetics
• Combating transfer and other defenses at trial
• Mixture Interpretation
• Direct examination of an expert (including demonstrations)
• Cross-examination of Defense Experts (including demonstrations)
• Responding to PCAST issues
• Genealogy & familial searching
• Case review
• And much more!

ELIGIBILITY: NDAA Invites prosecutors in local, state, tribal, federal and military government attorneys’ offices who have tried DNA cases and are seeking advanced training on the complex scientific and trial strategies aspects of these prosecutions.

CLE: 6.5 Credits for Full Series

Costs*:

Full Virtual Series
CLE Credits = 6.5
Member $325 ($50/CLE)
Non-Member $358 ($55/CLE)

***Single sessions vary from 1 – 1.5 CLE credit hours. Please see the agenda for more information.

 

Tuition must be paid in full prior to the first day of the course. You will not be admitted if you have an outstanding balance. 

Payments may be made by check, money order or credit card.

Checks should be made payable to (with the invoice number noted on the check):

National District Attorneys Association (NDAA)
1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 330
Arlington, VA 22202

Interested in a scholarship? Apply now!
The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), with the assistance of the American College of Trial Lawyers Foundation, is able to provide tuition assistance for Prosecutors who would like to attend our courses. Please find information regarding scholarship eligibility and the application process here.

NDAA Cancellation, Refund & Substitution Policy*:

NDAA will gladly offer training course attendees a credit for the full course amount which you or an office colleague can use for the rescheduled course or a future NDAA course of your choosing prior to September 30, 2021. As always, substitutions are accepted at any time. Note, NDAA regrets that cash refunds are not available. Please submit all requests to NDAA in writing via email to Project Coordinator Metria Hernandez at mhernandez@ndaajustice.org.

*NDAA reserves the right to update this policy on an as-needed basis.

For more information on NDAA’s policies and procedures, including our Code of Conduct, please visit our Policies page.

Continuing Legal Education Credits: 6.5 hours

This course is pending approval in Pennsylvania and Virginia but has been approved for CLE credit in Georgia, Kansas, Ohio, and South Carolina. NDAA will not be applying for CLE credit in the state of Texas. Many states will allow attorneys to receive CLE credit for virtual courses that have been approved in one of these states through reciprocity or self-submission. Please speak with your CLE accrediting body to ensure that they will allow you to self-submit the course for approval if your state is not listed above.

GoToWebinar will log each attendee’s “time in session” for the webinar. All attendees who sign into the webinar and complete the session will be provided a copy of the PowerPoint presentation, speaker biography, and a Uniform CLE Certificate from NDAA staff following the event.

Attendees must self-submit this course for approval in their home state. All attorneys are responsible for any fees associated with CLE filing. Attorneys seeking CLE credit should contact their state bar associations for more information.  General questions or additional information regarding CLE credit can be directed to Project Coordinator Metria Hernandez at mhernandez@ndaajustice.org.

NDAA’s mission to serve and support prosecutors and their staff. In consideration of this commitment, NDAA requires that all those in attendance of our programs currently work in prosecution or law enforcement. NDAA Invites prosecutors in local, state, tribal, federal and military government attorneys’ offices who have tried DNA cases and are seeking advanced training on the complex scientific and trial strategies aspects of these prosecutions. If you are not sure about your eligibility, please contact Program Director Candace Mosley or Project Coordinator Metria Hernandez at mhernandez@ndaajustice.org.

Visit our sponsorship opportunities page for more information on how your organization can connect with NDAA attendees.

NDAA works to provide a safe and secure environment for partners and participants. By registering for this event, you agree to abide by NDAA policies and acknowledge the disclaimer and waiver. For more information on NDAA’s policies and procedures, including our Code of Conduct, please visit our Policies page.

NDAA Cancellation, Refund & Substitution Policy*:

NDAA will gladly offer training course attendees a credit for the full course amount which you or an office colleague can use for the rescheduled course or a future NDAA course of your choosing prior to September 30, 2021. As always, substitutions are accepted at any time. Note, NDAA regrets that cash refunds are not available. Please submit all requests to NDAA in writing via email to Project Coordinator Metria Hernandez at mhernandez@ndaajustice.org.

*NDAA reserves the right to update this policy on an as-needed basis.

Additional Questions?

Program Director Candace Mosley or Project Coordinator Metria Hernandez at mhernandez@ndaajustice.org.

National District Attorneys Association
1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 330
Arlington, VA 22202

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