5th Establishing Expertise as an Ethical Expert Witness Conference

Date/Time: 
05/20/2013 - 12:00pm to 05/22/2013 - 3:00pm
Location
Address: 

January 14th & 16th at:
Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown Hotel
500 N. Interstate 35
Austin, TX

January 15th at:
The University of Texas at Austin School of Law
727 East Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX

City: 
Austin
Country: 
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
Event Contact
Contact Phone: 
512-471-2886
Description: 

After decades of effective advocacy, policy changes, and direct service provision, myths about violence against women and victim blaming persist and impact the effectiveness of the criminal justice system's response to victims and sirvivors.  Research indicates thta advocates and law enforcement offers are effective expert witnesses, and that they and court personnel can affect change regarding the perceptions of these crimes.  This conference aims to address that gap by providing training to increase the use of expert testimony indomestic violence cases.Early rate registration fee is $300.00.Registration fee is $325.00 after December 13, 2012.Registration fee includes: all workshop sessions, conference materials and continuing education document 

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