Enhancing Conviction Integrity through Forensics


Achieving Justice at Trial: DNA Expert Testimony

During this webinar, the presenters focused on strategies for presenting DNA expert testimony, beginning with the planning phase and continuing through trial. The presenters highlighted questions for qualifying the expert and establishing a foundation for the admission of testimony related to STR testing, familial DNA, and forensic genetic genealogy. They briefly demonstrated direct examination strategies to illustrate how potential challenges can be addressed in the case-in-chief.