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Conference on Forensics, Statistics and Law-Sponsored by CSAFE and Virginia Journal of Criminal Law

March 26

In honor of the 25th Anniversary of a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Daubert vs. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals Inc. that reshaped how judges evaluate scientific and expert evidence, join experts in the fields of forensics, statistics and law for a conference at the University of Virginia School of Law’s on Monday, March 26.  Panels will discuss how we can develop better forensic evidence, how we can analyze it more accurately in the crime lab, and how we can present it more effectively in criminal cases.  Speakers will also address the role of statistics in forensics, the crime lab and the court room. Several contributions will be published in a special symposium issue of the Virginia Journal of Criminal Law. More information can be found in the CSAFE news article, or the UVA conference annoucment. 

Events are free and open to the public, and registration is not required. For individuals unable to attend the conference in person, we invite you to participate via live stream.  View the full agenda.

Details

Date:
March 26

Organizer

Brandon Garrett-CSAFE researcher, White Burkett Miller Professor of Law, Public Affairs Justice Thurgood Marshall Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
Phone:
434-924-4153
Email:
bgarrett@virginia.edu

Venue

University of Virginia School of Law’s Caplin Pavilion
Charlottesville, VA United States + Google Map