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Fundamentals of State Crime Laboratory Forensic Science Disciplines

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This course will provide basic instruction on the principle forensic science disciplines at the State Crime Laboratory. Forensic scientists from the Laboratory will describe the processes, procedures, and instruments they use to perform forensic testing. Additionally, instruction will be provided on the Laboratory’s new website, Forensic Advantage Program, and on the new case management system that has been implemented to improve turnaround times. As part of the 2013 Appropriations Act, the legislature mandated that district attorneys received training on these topics. The State Crime Laboratory is now offering to make the same instruction available to the defense bar.

Topics - Courts and Judicial Administration

  • Criminal Law and Procedure

Who should attend

  • Public Officials - Local and State Government Roles
  • Attorneys


Alyson A. Grine is an Assistant Professor at North Carolina Central University School of Law. Previously, Grine served as the Defender Educator at the School of Government from 2006 until 2016. She continues to serve as Senior Advisor to the School’s NC Racial Equity Network. Grine received the A...