Virtual: Cold Cases-Step by Step: Investigation, Pre-Trial Strategies and Case Presentation Techniques

October 20, 2020

Webinar
11:30 am – 1:30 pm ET
2 hour presentation includes a Q&A session
CLE: 2 Credits

Presented by Rachel Singer, Chief, Forensic Science & Cold Case Unit Kings County District Attorney’s Office

The faculty member will address the concerns unique to the investigation of cold case homicides. She will walk attendees through the hurdles inherent in the investigation and prosecution of a case decades old. Some information which will be covered includes: location of witnesses; memory challenges; understanding the tone of the prior climate and dynamics in which the case occurred; handling of multiple types of scientific evidence during case investigation; chain of custody issues; multi-agency collaboration; the increasing formation and use of cold case squads; and involving the prosecution team to assist in conveying a clear picture of the totality of the evidence to the fact finder in the presentation of the case.

Cost:
Members: $110
Non-Members: $120
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Continuing Legal Education Credits: 2 hours

This course is pending approval in Pennsylvania but has been approved for CLE credit in Georgia, Kansas, Ohio, South Carolina, and Virginia. 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.

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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. NDAA Invites investigators, prosecutors and paralegals in local, state, tribal, federal and military government attorneys’ offices, and local law enforcement officers who work closely with the prosecutor’s office. If you are not sure about your eligibility, please contact Project Coordinator Metria Hernandez at mhernandez@ndaajustice.org.

 

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.

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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.

Questions?

Please contact Project Coordinator Metria Hernandez at mhernandez@ndaajustice.org.

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