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Forensic science for legal professionals

November 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - November 24, 2018 @ 4:30 pm


This three-day course in forensic science for legal professionals is meant to help create an understanding and show the basic skills needed to deal with expert testimony. The course will discuss: basic forensic theory, the flaws in the current forensic paradigm, ballistics, fingerprints, handwriting and other comparative forensic methods such as bite marks, hair and fibre comparison, footmarks and tyre marks, elementary introduction to cognitive bias, the gold standard of raw data.

The course will be taking place on Saturday 10, 17 and 24 November 2018 from 9am to 4.30pm.

For more information contact Don Coue on don.coue@uct.ac.za




November 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am
November 24, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
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Venue TBA – Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa