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2011-08-02 10:11:00

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Armstrong Forensic Engineers today announced it has expanded its operations by opening a new office in Austin, Texas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101019/FL83669LOGO ) Anchoring the new Austin office is Senior Consultant Jason Jupe. A graduate of Texas Tech University with a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, Mr. Jupe's special area of expertise is human factors engineering. "Analysis of visual perception, human...

2011-06-30 16:11:00

LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest digital video trial presentation technology affords the same impact with viewers as HDTV and YouTube, and has made courtroom visuals more powerful, easier to use and relatively inexpensive. Attorneys and their clients cannot afford not to use video to reach juries. Video can and should be used in every case that is otherwise worth taking to trial, according to Bernard M. "Bernie" Resser, an accomplished trial lawyer and partner at...

2011-06-14 09:11:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Challenge History Report(TM) 2.0 from The TASA Group, Inc. (www.TASAnet.com), the next generation of challenged testimony research, helps prepare attorneys for deposition and trial by revealing past challenges to the admission of expert witness testimony. Whether investigating an opposing expert, or an expert they might hire, legal professionals can avoid unwelcome surprises--or utilize the surprise factor themselves-- with a Challenge...

2011-05-26 15:56:00

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club criticized Thursday a decision by the Justice Department to subpoena a New York Times reporter to testify in a criminal trial about who leaked him information for a book he wrote. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Federal prosecutors issued the subpoena May 23 with the support of Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. The subpoena orders the reporter, James Risen, to testify in the case of...

2011-03-09 00:00:28

Dr. Michael Champion to lead nationwide program for CMS Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 8, 2011 Correctional Medical Services (CMS) "“ the nation's leading provider of correctional health services"”named Michael Champion, M.D., as Vice President of Behavioral Health. Dr. Champion will oversee all behavioral health programs that CMS implements nationwide which includes psychiatric medical services, mental health counseling and chemical dependency treatment. "Dr. Champion brings a...

2011-03-02 01:58:16

Imagine that you witness a crime. The police investigator brings you to the police station to obtain an official statement, but between the crime and your official witness statement, you are exposed to other (potentially inaccurate) information about the crime. Before administering the criminal interview, the investigator asks you a litany of mundane demographic questions in a dry and uninterested manner, then moves directly into the interview about the crime. Would you feel comfortable? Most...

2011-02-17 21:24:57

Legal systems are necessary in any functioning society. Centuries ago, people realized that the only way to maintain a peaceful community was to develop a firm set of rules"”laws"”to punish transgressors. As laws have continued to evolve in societies around the world, psychological scientists have begun to investigate the psychological basis of many aspects of legal systems. A new special issue of Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for...

2011-01-25 13:08:20

Those who have witnessed a crime would do best not to tell anyone about it. Contrary to what one might believe, a person's memory of an event is not improved by retelling the story. Instead, the risk of an incorrect account increases the more the story is retold and discussed. "The most accurate witness statements come from people who have seen a crime and then write down what happened before they recount it or discuss it with anyone", says Farhan Sarwar. However, it is quite unusual for...

2010-12-07 00:00:44

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), a US Department of Justice agency, has entered into a cooperative agreement with Hooke College of Applied Sciences (HCAS) to train 232 trace evidence examiners in 16 forensic science related courses over the next two years, starting in February 2011. Westmont, IL. (PRWEB) December 6, 2010 The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), a US Department of Justice agency, has entered into a cooperative agreement with Hooke College of Applied Sciences (HCAS)...

2010-10-31 00:12:57

Highly Publicized Grady Nelson Death Penalty Trial Sets National Precedent with Florida Circuit Court Judge Hogan-Scola's Admission of QEEG Brain Mapping Evidence Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 30, 2010 "This may be the first time in any United States criminal courtroom where QEEG analysis has been ruled admissible and respected for its ability to provide vital information on brain injury and impairment," explains Terence Lenamon, death-qualified Miami criminal defense attorney and co-counsel...


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