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Forensic Evidence in Litigation

By: TSI Limited

Lagos State, Nigeria

19 - 21 Sep, 2016  3 days

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NGN 250,000

Forensic Accountants and Investigators are often saddled with the task of presenting their professional reports in open courts in such a manner as to lead the court to the truth. .This is a herculean task! Therefore the training will give insights into several areas of forensic evidence in light of evolving standards in science, in the content and the application of the rules of evidence, and in the working of the judicial system for a comprehensive understanding of the use of forensic evidence in litigation, procedures and adjudication.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • demonstrate proficiency in evidence matters and understanding of how to use forensic science in the courtroom;
  • apply scientific methods in forensic evidence, their methodologies, forms of validity, reliability testing and the Daubert standard;
  • compare the distinctions between the presentation of forensic evidence in civil court versus criminal court;
  • identify how different expert opinions can affect the trial result;
  • demonstrate a presentation of forensic evidence in a courtroom.

Course Outline:

  • Forensic Evidence and Expert Testimony
  • The Scientific Method and Forensic Evidence
  • Introducing Forensic Evidence in Court by Expert Testimony
  • Types of Expert Witness Opinions
  • Trial Objections and Appeal Issues regarding Forensic Evidence
  • How the Court System Affects the Use of Forensic Evidence
  • Forensic Evidence, Expert Testimony, and the Legal Rules
  • Definitions of Forensic Evidence
  • Assuring Forensic Evidence is Scientifically Reliable
  • Forensic Evidence introduced and explained by Expert Witnesses
  • How Forensic Evidence is Processed
  • Chain of Control
  • Types of Expert Opinions
  • Case Study
Digital Age Hall, 332, Ikorodu Road, Capital Building, Near LASU Anthony Campus Maryland, Lagos Sep 19 - 21 Sep, 2016
NGN 250,000.00
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+1-646-202-8832, +2348033467639, +2348023019508,

Richard MAYUNGBE, PhD, MSc, MBA, BSc, FICA, FCCA, CPFA, ACFE, MICM, MIPN, Ch.MC, MITD, SEC Licensed Investment Adviser (Country Representative of the Institute of Certified Forensic Accountants, Canada) www.forensicglobal.org
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