Course ID: DV10232012
Credits: 3 MCLE Credits
3 MCLE Credits: 1 Skills; 2 Professional Practice; Non-transitional
New York Criminal Bar Association and NYCLA’s Criminal Justice Section
Program Co-Chairs & Moderators:
Hon. Marcy L. Kahn, New York County Supreme
Hon. J. Kevin McKay, Kings County Supreme Court
Kristine Hamann, Executive Assistant District Attorney, Office of the NYC Special Narcotics Prosecutor and Katherine A. Lemire, Esq., Counsel to the Police Commissioner, NYPD
Hon. Jill Konviser, New York County Supreme Court
Matthew Bogdanos, Senior Trial Counsel, New York County District Attorney’s Office; Jennifer Dysart, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Miriam Hibel, Esq., author, New York Identification Law
Proceeding from the perspective of the problem of wrongful convictions, the largest portion of which are attributable to misidentifications, participants will discuss recent developments in the law respecting eyewitness identification evidence, including the admissibility of testimony of experts and eyewitnesses, and an assessment of proposed reforms in the field.
Topic to be addressed include overview of legal history and update on the current law and practice on eyewitness identification expert testimony, including anecdotal information; development of the social science research in the area; the role of the judge as gatekeeper of both expert and eyewitness testimony; emerging issues in eyewitness identification cases
Original Tape Date: October 23, 2012
All Programs include: (1) Affirmation and (1) DVD/CD packet.
To receive CLE credit for program on DVD/CD: DVD/CDs
are embedded with CLE codes that you must copy onto a supplied
affirmation sheet. Return the signed and dated affirmation to the NYCLA
CLE Institute to be issued a CLE certificate. We recommend that you watch/listen to DVD/CDs as soon as possible. We can only issue CLE credit if the law is still current. The date of your signed affirmation will determine the date of your CLE certificate.
Course Materials: DVDs
have a PDF file of the course materials on the DVD itself. CD orders
will come with a separate CD with a PDF file of the course materials.
Written materials provided only upon request.