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ASCLD COVID-19 Emerging Issues: Remote Testimony

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had an immeasurable impact on workplaces around the world. Organizations have had to rapidly implement operational changes in order to ensure the safety of workers and the continued timely delivery of products and services.

In this webinar, our subject matter experts will speak about specific topics related to remote testimony. The webinar will conclude with a panel-style Q&A session for all presenters.

Testifying from the "COVID Box" - In many places, remote testimony will simply not be permitted in criminal cases due to confrontation concerns. When in-person testimony is required, how do we fulfill obligations to the criminal justice system while still supporting the safety of testifying witnesses? 

Presenter: Dawn Moore Boswell - Director of Legal Forensics & Training, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Center for Human Identification

Video Testimony in Montana - The Montana Forensic Science Division has utilized video testimony within its courts system for over ten years. The webinar will discuss circumstances for we make requests for video testimony, lessons on educating the court system, and avenues used to increase its acceptance. 

Presenter: Scott Larson, Administrator - Montana Forensic Science Division and Medical Examiners Office 

Date Created: March 2, 2021