11:45-12:00

Quality Assurance in Medical Examiner Practice

R Zumwalt

12:00 – 12:30

Discussion (led by Panel 2 Chair)

 

12:30 – 1:30

Lunch in NAS cafeteria

 

1:30 – 2:10

Panel 3: Comparison of ME and Coroner Systems

Chair: Tom Pearson

1:30-1:50

Advantages and Disadvantages of ME System

M Fierro

1:50-2:10

Advantages and Disadvantages of the Coroner System

C Parrott

2:10 – 2:45

General Discussion (led by Panel 3 Chair)

 

2:45 – 3:00

Break

 

3:00– 5:00

Panel 4: Medicolegal Death Investigation and the Criminal Justice System

Chair: David Kaye

3:00-3:20

The Value of Medical Expertise in Death Investigation

C Hirsch*

3:20-4:20

The Adequacy of Evidence Derived from DI Systems

 

 

• Scientific Evidence in the Court Room (in General)

D Kaye

 

• The Prosecutor’s Perspective

J Dusek

 

• The Defense’s Perspective

B Scheck

4:20-4:50

Adequacy of Expertise and Services Available to DI Systems

 

 

• Crime Lab

S Narveson

 

• Other Consultants and Services

MF Ernst

4:50-5:30

General Discussion (Led by Panel Chair)

 

5:30 pm

Closing Remarks and Adjourn

 



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