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Weapons for the Firefight 2017
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When: Friday, December 1, 2017
8:45am - 4:30pm
Where: New York Law School
185 West Broadway
New York, New York  10013
United States
Contact: Jennifer Van Ort

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Weapons for the Firefight 2017:
Fighting Science with Science


A Seminar Focused on Expert Witness Testimony in
Criminal Cases with an Emphasis on DWI and DNA


7 Skills Credits


Friday, December 1, 2017



New York Law School
185 W Broadway
New York, NY 10013


Register using link above or download PDF form to fax (888-239-4665) 
or mail (NYSACDL, 90 State Street, Suite 700, Albany, NY 12207).


Thank you to our Materials Sponsor for this program!




8:00am - 8:45am: Registration

8:50am – 9:00am: Opening Remarks


9:00am – 9:50am: It Takes a Team – Accident Reconstruction in a Vehicular Crime Case

  • Steven Epstein, Esq., Barket Marion Epstein Kearon LLP
  • Chris Puckett, Accident Reconstruction Expert

9:50am – 11:05am: Science Made Simple – An Introduction into the Science of Breath and Blood Testing

11:05am – 11:15am: Break

11:15am – 12:05pm: Issues in Blood Testing: A Guide to Attacking Blood Tests

12:05pm – 1:15pm: Lunch

1:15pm – 2:05pm: Unraveling the Helix: Understanding, Limiting, and Effectively Challenging the Prosecution’s DNA Evidence

2:05pm – 3:20pm: Expert Witness Testimony Direct and Cross: How to Put It On & How to Tear It Down

3:20pm – 3:30pm: Break

3:30pm – 4:20pm: Round Table Discussion by Experts for Lawyers Trying Cases Involving Science

  • Chris Puckett, Accident Reconstruction Expert
  • Arthur Young
  • Moderated By:

4:20pm – 4:30pm: Questions and Closing Remarks


This transitional program is approved for new lawyers. NYSACDL is accredited by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board and by the New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education as an approved provider.
NYSACDL provides tuition assistance to attorneys showing hardship.