This course is designed to familiarize students with contemporary scientific evidence and expert witnesses. Acknowledged experts will present their specialties with an eye towards what the lawyer should know about the scientific area and how to select and utilize an expert witness. Emphasis will be on topics suitable to both civil and criminal cases. Topics include: pathology, toxicology, toolmark and firearms identification, questioned documents, fingerprints, forensic photography, and the polygraph.
|Course #:||LAW 403|
|Course Type:||JD Elective|
|Area of Study:||Criminal Litigation|
|Credit Hours:||Two credit hours.|