About This Course
This course was prepared in conjunction with the National Association for Public Defense. By viewing this CLE by I am affirming that today I am neither a prosecutor nor viewing this course with the purpose of aiding the prosecution of any criminally accused. I further affirm that I am dedicated to the ideals of the criminal defense practitioner, and am committed to the causes of effective and zealous defense of those charged with crimes, the protection and assertion of constitutional rights afforded the criminally accused, and the recognition and preservation of human dignity of those charged with crimes. I further affirm that the information provided by this course will not be used by me in any manner which would impugn the above set of ideals.
Today, there are sophisticated computer systems designed to unravel complex DNA mixtures. This CLE course will explain the ins and outs of probabilistic genotyping, what they are and how their systems work. The course will also explain the various uses and limitations of the programs as well as how to navigate the legal challenges that may be presented against them and how to navigate these challenges.