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Seminar/CLE Programs Presented


American Bar Association


Program Chair and Moderator, Duty and the Delusional Client: Ethics and Expert Evidence from the Edge. Program of the Behavioral Sciences Committee, Section of Science and Technology, American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 3, 1998.

Organizer/Moderator, Forensic Arts, Sciences, and Sleights of Hand: Some Special Cases of Specialized Knowledge and Illusion. Program of the Scientific Evidence Committee, Section of Science and Technology, American Bar Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, August 3, 1997. Broadcast on LAWYERS COMMUNICATION NETWORK, June 3, 7, 16, 1998 (www.abalcn.com).

Co-Moderator with Marc S. Klein and James O'Reilly, Judicial Control of Scientific Evidence: Beyond Daubert. Program of the Standing Committee on Scientific Evidence, Section of Science and Technology, American Bar Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 7, 1994.


American Academy of Forensic Sciences


Organizer and Moderator, Emerging Forensic Scientist Competition, Education Committee, Forensic Sciences Foundation, 52nd Annual Meeting, American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), Reno, Nevada, February 23, 2000; 53rd Annual Meeting, AAFS, Seattle, Washington, February 21, 2001; 54th Annual Meeting, AAFS, Atlanta, Georgia, February 13-16, 2002.

Presenter, Proposed Amendments to FRE 702, part of Jurisprudence Section's Workshop: How to Be a Better Expert Witness, 51st Annual Meeting, AAFS, Orlando, Florida, February 15, 1999.

Presenter, Determining Decisional Capacities of Delusional Persons: Foundations in Fact and Fantasy. Program of the Jurisprudence and Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Sections, 50th Annual Meeting, AAFS, San Francisco, California, February 12, 1998.

Program Chair/Moderator with Grant Sperry, Forensic Arts and Sciences: Questioned Documents. Program of the Questioned Documents and Jurisprudence Sections, 48th Annual Meeting, AAFS, Nashville, Tennessee, February 22, 1996.

Program Chair/Moderator, Forensic Arts and Sciences: Odontology. Program of the Jurisprudence and Odontology Sections, 48th Annual Meeting, AAFS, Nashville, Tennessee, February 22, 1996.

Program Chair/Moderator with Joseph P. Bono, Forensic Arts and Sciences: From the Laboratory to the Courtroom. Program of the Criminalistics and Jurisprudence Sections, 48th Annual Meeting, AAFS, Nashville, Tennessee, February 22, 1996.

Organizer/Moderator, Forensic Scientific Evidence and Testimony in the Courtroom. Plenary Session, 47th Annual Meeting, AAFS, Seattle, Washington, February 15, 1995.

Co-Moderator with Kenneth S. Field, Improving Judicial Access to ''Valid'' and “Reliable” Forensic Science. Program of the Criminalistics, General, and Jurisprudence Sections, 46th Annual Meeting, AAFS, San Antonio, Texas, February 17, 1994.

Moderator, Elements of Causation in Toxic Tort Litigation: Preparation for Proof. Program of the Jurisprudence and Toxicology Sections, 46th Annual Meeting, AAFS, San Antonio, Texas, February 18, 1994.

Presenter, Judicial Scrutiny of Scientific Literature on which Expert Testimony Is Based. Paper presented at the 45th Annual Meeting, AAFS, Boston, Massachusetts, February 18, 1993.

Presenter, Medical and Scientific Evidence of Causation in Toxic Tort Litigation. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Meeting, AAFS, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 20, 1992.


International Association of Forensic Sciences


Moderator, Technology and Jurisprudence, Breakout Session following Plenary Session on The Challenge and Opportunity of Modern Technology for Forensics, 15th Triennial Meeting, International Association of Forensic Sciences (IAFS), Los Angeles, California, August 27, 1999.


American Academy of Forensic Psychology


Presenter (with Eric Y. Drogin, J.D., Ph.D.), On the Same Page as the Judge: the National Benchbook on Psychiatric and Psychological Evidence and Testimony (ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, 1998), Workshop of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAFP), Las Vegas, Nevada, April 15, 1999.


American Psychology-Law Society


Presenter, Workers' Compensation for “Mental Injury.” Paper presented at the Biennial Convention of the American Psychology-Law Society, Chicago, Illinois, October, 1983.


National Center for State Courts


Presenter (with Joe Cecil, J.D., Ph.D.), Daubert and Other Approaches to Scientific Evidence. Presented at the Fourth National Court Technology Conference, National Center for State Courts, Nashville, Tennessee, October 14, 1994.


Law Education Institute


Presenter, Foundations of Forensic Identification Evidence. Presented at the LEI Seminar, Criminal Law Program, Snowmass Village, Aspen, Colorado, January 6, 2003.


Colorado Bar Association


Panelist, Admissibility of Evidence, Preparing the Forensic Case for Trial; in Firearms, Fingerprints and Forensics: Gathering, Preserving and Admitting Evidence in Criminal Trials. CLE in Colorado, Colorado Bar Association, Denver, Colorado, May 22, 2003.


El Paso County Bar Association


Who Owns Blackacre?  Representing Colorado Real Property Owners Against Failed Mortgage-Backed Securities Schemes, in El Paso County Bar Association Foreclosure Assistance Committee CLE on Advising and Representing Homeowners Facing Foreclosure, March 9, 2012.

 
Law Schools


Visiting Scholar Presentation, Planning for Summit Conference on Future Directions for Science in Criminal Law, to “lunch bunch” faculty of Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley, May 8, 2001.

Program Chair and Moderator, Symposium on Specialized Knowledge: I. Medical and Scientific Evidence of Causation; II. Psychiatric and Psychological Evidence, Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, University of Denver College of Law, April 30, 1998.