Dec 04, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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FOR 195 - Forensic Expert Witness Testimony

Semester Hours: 3
This is an interdisciplinary course taught by members of the law and forensics faculties at Hofstra. It is intended for undergraduate students majoring in criminology /forensic science . Students in FOR 195 will collaborate with law students enrolled in a class focusing on the use of expert witnesses to develop the skills necessary to conduct and participate in criminal cases that rely on forensic evidence to prove both the prosecution and defense theories of the case. Both law and forensic science students learn within the context of a simulation and are divided into prosecution-lawyer-expert and defense-lawyer-expert teams. 

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
FOR 190 , RHET 007 , CHEM 105, CHEM 109, CHEM 124, CHEM 125, FOR 120, FOR 130 or permission of instructor. No liberal arts credit.

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