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Forensic DNA for Prosecutors
This 2 ½ day seminar is designed for experienced prosecutors handling DNA-intensive cases. Attendees will expand their grasp of the science behind DNA, learn about advances in DNA technology, and pick up valuable tips on presenting that information in court. Attendees will also learn how to respond to 1405 motions and will increase their understanding of the role science plays in the post-conviction process. The CDAA Foundation proudly supports this seminar.
Date & Location
March 13-15, 2018
Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel, Anaheim
Tammy Spurgeon, Deputy District Attorney, Orange County
Topics & Agenda
Investigative Tools using DNA Technologies • Interpreting DNA Data • The Science of DNA and its Limitations • Cold Cases • The Role of DNA in the Post-conviction Setting • Probabilistic Genotyping • Legal Update • Presenting DNA Evidence to a Jury • Litigating PC §1405 Motions • Adapting to New DNA Technologies in View of
for the seminar agenda.
This seminar is certified for 16 hours of MCLE credit, including 1 hour of Ethics credit (actual hours subject to final agenda).
The Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel is located at 900 Disneyland Drive in Anaheim. To secure a room reservation at the special CDAA rate of $120 single/double occupancy (+ tax) at the Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel, make your reservation by
February 19, 2018
by calling 844-227-8535, ext. 3885, and mentioning CDAA.
For reservations, click
. For information about the hotel, click
Please note that the hotel has a 48-hour cancellation policy.
Self-parking at the Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel is $12 per night with in/out privileges. Day use self-parking is $5 per day. Shuttle transportation from the John Wayne/Orange County Airport (SNA) is approximately $10 each way and the trip can take up to 30 minutes each way, depending upon traffic.
Registrations received or postmarked by
February 13, 2018
will qualify for the early registration rate of $225. All registrations received after this date will be at the regular registration rate of $265. Cancellations must be received in writing by
February 28, 2018
to avoid the $49 administrative cancellation fee.
There are a limited number of travel scholarships available for this seminar. To be considered for a travel scholarship, you must submit a completed Scholarship Request form by
February 13, 2018
for a Scholarship Request form. If the "Submit by Email" button on the form does not work for you, simply complete the form, print it to a new pdf and attach it to an email to Regan Steele (
) or print on paper, scan and attach it to an email.
3/13/2018 - 3/15/2018
Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel 900 Disneyland Drive Anaheim, CA 92802
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