Court Preparation and Testimony

Course Code: FID 5505

Academic Year: 2020-2021

Criminal proceedings often depend on objective and proficient forensic investigation and testimony. Forensic investigators must rise above ethical, technical and legal challenges to ensure they maintain their credibility and professional stature within the criminal justice system. An investigator's technical expertise must also reflect a thorough knowledge of substantive and procedural criminal law, including the rules of evidence and trial procedure. In this course, students practice preparations for court and testimony through simulated court trials.