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Crime Scene Courtroom Testimony


DATE/TIME: October 11-12, 2017

LOCATION: Criminal Justice Institute, Little Rock, AR   ***SPACE IS LIMITED***

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This two day course is designed specifically for the crime scene investigator who is frequently required to testify to their observations and actions at a crime scene as well as subsequent interpretations of their findings. This course will provide suggested guidelines in testifying as an expert witness in crime scene investigation.  In addition to lecture, students may be required to participate in a mock court trial.  The knowledge gained through this experience will be applicable to future court testimonies.

INSTRUCTOR:  David Sachar, John Hout, and Hugh Finkelstein.
David Sachar is the Executive Director of the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission.  Mr. Sachar earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas, at Little Rock in 1994.  He has tried over 100 jury trials and thousands of hearings and bench trials.

John Hout is a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney with the 6th Judicial District of Arkansas, Pulaski County.  He is currently the Division Chief over the Gang Unit and Major Crimes Prosecutor.  Mr. Hout has prosecuted well over 100 jury trials, more than one third of which have been homicide trials.

Hugh Finkelstein is a Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney with the 20th Judicial Prosecuting Attorney's Office in Conway.  He is responsible for supervising all criminal cases filed in the 20th Judicial District.  Previously, for 19 years, Mr. Finkelstein served as a Division Chief in the 6th Judicial District in Pulaski County.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Crime Scene Specialist and Investigators


PAYMENT OPTIONS: Check, Purchase Order or Credit Card.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Annette Tracy: at 501-570-8061.
Toll free: 1-800-635-6310.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:  Registrants must fax a signed and dated verification letter on agency letterhead within five days of submission of the registration request form to 501-565-3081 which includes the following statement:  This letter will verify that I, (name of registrant), am an employee of (agency name), located at (address) and have registered for (name of class) on (date).


October 11-12, 2017
Criminal Justice Institute
Little Rock, AR

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