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Principles of Forensic DNA for Officers of the Court

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Introduce the witness and discuss his or her qualifications:

  • Education.
  • Current job duties.
  • Work experience/training.
  • Professional associations.
  • Licenses/board certifications/proficiency tests.
  • Presentations/lectures/teaching.
  • Publications, peer-reviewed and others.
  • Prior testimony/prior qualification by courts as expert.
  • Testimony for defense as well as prosecution.

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