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This training program will aid those working to defend persons accused of homicide in drug-related overdose deaths. Each section of the program focuses on a different aspect of these cases. CLE is not available for this program.
This page contains materials and information related to arson.
Arson & Junk Science with Marc Fennell
NACDL lists experts referred by its members, and an expert was in your search.
Report on the Peer Review of the Expert Testimony in the Cases of State of Texas v. Cameron Todd Willingham and State of Texas v. Ernest Ray Willis.
Arson and Arson Investigation Law Enforcement Survey and Assessment from the National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, Department of Justice.
Discovery Request for Arson Cases.
Voir Dire of Jury Panel in Arson Case.
An article from Crime Laboratory Digest in 1986 reviewing fire investigation and the use of hair microscopy.
Full title: Analysis of the Fire Investigation Methods and Procedures Used in the Criminal Arson Cases against Ernest Ray Willis and Cameron Todd Willingham. A technical report that evaluates the procedures of fire investigators in two criminal arson cases.