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HOMICIDE PROSECUTION
Training

Prosecuting Homicide Cases
Cold Cases, Staged Crime Scenes,
Serial Killers, Child Deaths, High Profile Cases

April 17-21, 2017, Bellevue, WA
Agenda | Flyer | Register | Hotel

Whether you are an investigator, prosecutor, local law enforcement officer, jail officer who works closely with the prosecutor’s office, or paralegal with the prosecutor’s office, our seasoned faculty of veteran prosecutors, scientific experts and health care professionals will show you how to stay abreast of current issues that will increase your ability to successfully overcome any challenge the defense may present.

 

Tentative Topics Include

  • Anatomy of a Mass Homicide Prosecution
  • The Visual Trial
  • Child Homicides
  • Crazy as a Fox: Unusual Syndromes and Defenses
  • Causes of Death
  • Sexual Homicides
  • Staged Crime Scenes
  • DNA: Overcoming Current Challenges
  • Cross-Examination of the Defense Mental Health Expert
  • Investigating and Prosecuting the No Body Homicide
  • No Body Homicides
  • Post Crawford Attacks on Scientific Evidence
  • Preparing and Presenting Firearm Evidence
  • Pretrial Evidentiary and Empanelment Issues in Death Cases
  • Investigating and Prosecuting Cold Cases
  • Computer Forensics: Collection of Electronic Evidence
  • Ethics, the Media and Professional Responsibility

 

Hotel
The Hyatt Regency Bellevue: Eastside Seattle
900 Bellevue Way N.E.
Bellevue, WA 98004

Room rate: $167 + 14.4% tax  Single/Double/Triple/Quad
Rates will be honored three (3) days pre and three (3) days post course dates, based upon room availability.

Check in time is 4:00 pm and Check out is 12:00 noon
Room rate includes: Complimentary Health Club entry, complimentary high speed internet access for all guestrooms, and two (2) complimentary bottled waters daily and newspaper in guestrooms.

Rooms will be guaranteed by the guests’ major credit card or first night’s deposit. The deposit becomes non-refundable or the credit card will be charged if the guest does not arrive or cancels after 4pm local time on the date of arrival.

Reservations to come soon

Hotel Cut-off extended to Friday, March 31, 2017!

Hyatt Regency Bellevue is a four-star contemporary hotel and meeting destination in the heart of Seattle's Eastside.
Just 17 miles from the Sea-Tac Int'l Airport
The hotel recommends Go Shuttle Express: 425-981-7000
Located in the parking garage —Third Floor
http://shuttleexpress.com/
Approximately $19 each way
Taxi from Sea Tac can run from $35-$55 one way depending on traffic.

The Hyatt is located within The Bellevue Collection. Enjoy the Northwest's premier shopping, dining and nightlife destination consisting of three upscale complexes — Bellevue Place, Lincoln Square and Bellevue Square — The Bellevue Collection offers something for everyone, with over 250 shops, 45 restaurants and multiple entertainment venues to choose from.

Enjoy breath-taking views of the Pacific Northwest at a world-class golf course, head to the mountains for hiking, fishing or skiing or discover Seattle’s best shopping and restaurants, just minutes away.

Visit Downtown Seattle on your half day off on Wednesday, April 19th:

  • Pike Place Market — a beloved Seattle landmark, welcoming more than 10 million visitors a year overlooking Elliott Bay
  • The Oldest Starbucks in the country
  •  Variety of restaurants and shops
  • The Space Needle — The permanent symbol from the 1962 World’s Fair

Taxi downtown averages $35 -$50 one way
Use the Seattle #550 bus is $2.75 each way into downtown and it stops 4 blocks from Pike’s Market — you must have exact change.

 

CLE
Anticipated CLE credits, including at least one Ethics hour, will be approximately 21 hours. Advance registration for CLE will be applied for in VA, TN, and OH.  All other states ​will ​require ​the ​attorney ​to ​self-submit ​using ​their ​uniform ​certificate provided at the conclusion of the course. Questions regarding CLE can be directed to our Registrar and Course Coordinator, Stephanie Turner at sturner@ndaajustice.org

Eligibility

Eligibility: Open to lawyers in local, state, federal and military government attorneys’ offices. Recommended attendees are elected or appointed chief prosecutors, first assistants, chief deputies, and other executive-level personnel.

Course Tuition ​— includes admission and course materials
Note early bird specials in white boxes

Member Cost until February 15, 2017

$785.00

Non-Member Cost until February 15, 2017

$935.00

Member Cost after February 15, 2017

$835.00

Non-Member Cost after February 15, 2017

$985.00

NDAA ​adheres ​to ​a ​policy ​of ​non-discrimination ​in ​admissions ​and ​administration. The ​first ​attendee ​from ​an ​office ​pays ​full ​tuition. ​Each ​additional ​attendee ​from ​the ​same ​office ​will receive a $50 discount. ​

Attendees are responsible for all travel expenses.

Registration fees are non-refundable. However, if you need to cancel your registration, the fees paid may be credited toward any other NDAA training in the coming twelve months from the date of cancellation.  

Course Schedule
Registration begins at 8:00am on Monday, April 17, 2017 and the conference concludes Friday, April 21, 2017 at 11:45am.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the office, (703) 549-9222 or email Candace Mosley at cmosley@ndaajustice.org or ​Project ​Coordinator ​Stephanie Turner at sturner@ndaajustice.org

 

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Investigating and Prosecuting Homicide In the Era of Crime TV
October 9-13, 2017
St. Petersburg, FL
Registration | Hotel

Homicide cases are some of the most challenging and important cases investigators and prosecutors handle during their career. Crime TV series highlight the many layers of evidentiary and ethical issues prosecutors and law enforcement face from investigation through prosecution. The public perception of homicide has shifted.  What people see on TV is not necessarily the reality of a murder case.  We invite you to come and join other members of the prosecution team from across the country as our experienced faculty members assist with further developing your litigation techniques, enhancing your trial skills, and responding to defenses in the era of intense media coverage and TV Crime series.  You will leave this course prepared to work with the latest cutting edge investigative techniques, proactive media strategies, and presentation styles to address the media and tech savvy jury.

 

Tentative Topics Include

  • Responding to the Innocence Project
  • Cause of Death Homicide Cases
  • Emerging DNA Challenges and Overcoming Defenses
  • Managing the Media in Your High Profile Homicide Cases
  • Ethics for the Homicide Team
  • The Unique Challenges Surrounding Vehicular Homicide
  • Obtaining and Using Digital Evidence
  • Building Community Credibility BEFORE Your Homicide
  • New Tips and Techniques for Persuading Your Jury
  • Trying Your Case with Cutting Edge Technology
  • The Cold Case
  • Going Dark and Other Technology Challenges for Investigators and Prosecutors
  • The High Tech Crime Scene Investigations
  • Effective Trial Skills

Course Information

CLE: Anticipated CLE credits, including at least one hour of Ethics will be approximately 20 hours. Advance registration for CLE will be applied for in Florida, Virginia, Tennessee, and Ohio.  All other states ​will ​require ​the ​attorney ​to ​self-submit ​using ​their ​uniform ​certificate provided at the conclusion of the course. Questions regarding CLE can be directed to our Registrar and Course Coordinator, Stephanie Turner at sturner@ndaajustice.org

Eligibility: Open ​to ​lawyers ​in ​local, ​state, ​tribal, ​federal ​and ​military ​government ​attorneys’ ​offices, ​paralegals ​who ​work ​in ​these ​offices ​, investigators and ​law ​enforcement ​officers ​who ​work ​in prosecutors’ offices or with the local law enforcement agency.

Course Tuition:  includes admission and course materials
Note early bird specials in white boxes

Member Cost through August 9, 2017

$785.00

Non-Member Cost through August 9, 2017

$935.00

Member Cost after August 9, 2017

$835.00

Non-Member Cost after August 9, 2017

$985.00

 

NDAA ​adheres ​to ​a ​policy ​of ​non-discrimination ​in ​admissions ​and ​administration. The first ​attendee ​from ​an ​office ​pays ​full ​tuition; each additional attendee from the same office will receive a $50 discount when registered at the same time.

Registration fees are non-refundable. However, if you need to cancel your registration, the fees paid may be credited toward any other NDAA training in the coming twelve months from the date of cancellation. 

 
Hotel
Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront
331 1st Street S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Phone 727-894-5000
Hotel Website | Hotel Reservations

Hotel Rates
$114.00 — Single/Double plus tax (Hotel rate subject to change based on the FY2018 federal per diem hotel rates)

  • Room rate includes- Complimentary Health Club entry
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet access fee in guestroom (Regular price of $10.95 per day)
  • Discounted self-parking fee of $14.00 per day (regular price of $16.00 per day)

Rooms will be guaranteed by the guests’ major credit card or first night’s deposit. The deposit becomes non-refundable or the credit card will be charged if the guest does not arrive or cancels after 24 hours on the date of arrival.

 

Visit
There’s a lot to see and do in and around St. Petersburg. Check out the list below for some ideas.

  • The Dali Museum
  • Mahaffey Theater
  • Al Lang Stadium
  • USF St. Petersburg
  • The Chihuly Collection
  • Tropicana Field

 

Travel
Tampa International Airport
Distance from Hotel: 22 mi.
Drive Time: 30 min.

Type Typical Minimum Charge
Super Shuttle 50.00 USD
Taxi 55.00 USD

St. Petersburg-Clearwater International
Distance from Hotel: 15 mi.
Drive Time: 20 min.

Type Typical Minimum Charge
Super Shuttle 35.00 USD
Taxi 30.00 USD

 

 

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