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Conferences | Seminars

Nottingham Law School’s Centre for Advocacy will be hosting a one-day conference for practitioners and academics with an interest in the collection, presentation and assessment of evidence within the Criminal Justice System.

  • From: Friday 23 June 2017, 9 am
  • To: Friday 23 June 2017, 5.30 pm
  • Location: Chaucer building, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 5LT

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Event details

Nottingham Law School’s Centre for Advocacy will be hosting a one-day conference for practitioners and academics with an interest in the collection, presentation and assessment of evidence within the Criminal Justice System.

The event will provide updates on the latest research being conducted across a number of disciplines including Law, Psychology and Linguistics.

The conference aims to help develop an understanding of concepts which will assist practitioners in presenting and challenging evidence in court.


Topics being discussed will include:

  • conduct and admissibility of visual and voice identification parades
  • ear witness memory
  • juror perceptions of memory
  • alternative forms of witness communication
  • identifying authorship of written works through linguistic analysis.

Speakers at the event will include:

  • Professor Jonathan Doak, Associate Dean of Research, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University
  • Jeremy Robson, Barrister and Principal Lecturer, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University
  • Dr Harriet Smith, Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, Nottingham Trent University
  • Dr Lucy Justice, Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Nottingham Trent University
  • Dr Georgina Gous, Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, Nottingham Trent University
  • Dr David Wright, Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, Nottingham Trent University
  • Dr Heather Flowe, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Loughborough University

If you have any questions about the conference please contact Jeremy Robson.

Programme

The programme for this conference is now available to view PDF icon . If you have any questions about the day, please contact Jeremy Robson.

Booking information

This conference is free to attend and will include lunch and refreshments, however places are limited. We recommend booking your place(s) at this conference as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

To book your place(s), please add the event to My Basket, go to basket and complete the online booking form.

If you have any questions, please contact Jeremy Robson.

Location details

Room/Building:

Chaucer building

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street
Nottingham
NG1 5LT

Past event

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