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Tue, Sep 12


DEA D.O., 2nd Floor Training Room

Analysts Focused Court Preparation and Testimony-Co-Sponsored by RMIN

This course is geared towards analyst and how to prepare to testify in court. **Lodging & Per Diem Available**

Analysts Focused Court Preparation and Testimony-Co-Sponsored by RMIN

Time & Location

Sep 12, 9:00 AM MDT – Sep 13, 5:00 PM MDT

DEA D.O., 2nd Floor Training Room , 12154 E Easter Ave, Englewood, CO 80112, USA

Class Description

                                                                Analysts focused Court Preparation and Testimony 

Areas that will be covered in this invaluable training are:

I. Court Preparation

  • When does this process begin
  • Thorough, accurate and objective reports
  •  Several things you need to do prior to trial

II. Role of Participants During Trial

  • Prosecutor
  • Defense
  • Judge
  • Jury
  • Invoking the Rule

III. Testimony Process

  • Daubert Hearing
  • Voir Dire
  • Qualification phase
  • Ruling by one judge does not bind another judge  
  • Expect challenges by the defense for lack of experience or education 
  • Know your limits 
  • Direct examination
  • Cross-Examination

IV. CSI Effect

  • Understanding the impact the entertainment industry can have on the way in  which jurors, judges, attorney’s and officers assess forensic evidence 
  • Pros
  • Cons

V. Daubert v. Frye

  • Understanding your states requirements to be tendered as an expert 
  • Daubert or Frye test is a test to determine the admissibility of scientific evidence 
  • Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals Inc. 1993, United States Supreme Court

VI. Curriculum Vitae for the Expert Witness

  • What is a CV 
  • Purpose of a CV 
  • Content of a CV
  • Length of CV 
  • Format of a CV

This is a FREE training for Analysts in the LE field.

***LODGING AND PER DIEM PROVIDED (Per Rocky Mountain HIDTA policy)***

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