NCDD Sessions and Seminars

2022 Mastering Scientific Evidence-New Orleans, LA

NCDD Seminars and Sessions


March 24, 2022 - March 25, 2022

MSE is the original and preeminent national DUI/DWI Scientific Evidence seminar of its kind, featuring not just science but also successful and proven trial strategies in challenging police pseudo-scientific evidence. Learn about DWI science and its limitations and proven and winning DWI trial strategies from some of the country’s preeminent and highly acclaimed experts and DWI trial lawyers and enjoy live chats during the seminar for camaraderie with the experts, lawyers, and attendees.

Thursday, March 24, 2022

8:30 – 8:45Opening Remarks
8:45 – 9:45 amStandardized Field Sobriety TestingAnthony Palacios (Atlanta, GA)
9:45 – 10:45 amJury Selection in Breath & Blood Test CasesW. Troy McKinney (Houston, TX)
10:45 - 11:00 amBreak
11:00 – 12:00 pmGas Chromatography & ValidationDr. Kevin Schug (Arlington, TX)
12:00 – 1:00 pmLunch on your own
1:00 – 1:30 pmDean's Address: Dealing with Ethical Challenges During the PandemicDonald J. Ramsell (Chicago, IL)
1:30 – 2:00 pmEthically Plowing the Fields with the State's ExpertsDonald J. Ramsell (Chicago, IL)
2:00 – 3:00 pmDrug ToxicologyDr. Jimmie Valentine (Buffalo, NY)
3:00 – 3:15 pmBreak
3:15 – 4:00 pmExposing Pre-Analytical Error in Blood TestingDr. Jimmie Valentine (Ocean Springs, MS)
4:00– 4:45 pmWinning Breath/Blood Test CasesCourtney Miller (Fort Worth, TX)
4:45– 5:30 pmBlood Test Discovery: Using Blood Discovery to WinTyler Flood (Houston, TX)
5:30 pmAdjourn
5:30– 7:30 pmAlcohol Absorption Research Project

Friday, March 25, 2022 (Lecture Track):

8:30 – 9:30 amA.R.I.D.E.: Brief OverviewAnthony Palacios (Atlanta, GA)
9:30 – 10:30 amPersuasive Breath Testing Tactics that WinDoug Murphy (Houston, TX)
10:30 - 10:45 amBreak
10:45 – 11:45 amCannabis & Cars: Marijuana DUI/DWIs-Part 1George Bianchi (Seattle, WA)
11:45 – 1:15 pmLunch on your own
1:15 – 2:15 pmCannabis & Cars: Marijuana DUI/DWIs-Part 2George Bianchi (Seattle, WA)
2:15 – 3:15 pmCross Examination of the Arresting OfficerTyler Flood (Houston,TX)
3:15 – 3:30 pmBreak
3:30 – 4:30 pmExposing Drug Recognition Expert Evidence as JunkSteven Hernandez (Toms River, NJ)
4:30 – 5:30 pmPersuasive Motion Practice & Bench Trial TechniquesLenny Stamm (Greenbelt, MD)

Friday, March 25, 2022 (Trial Track):

8:30 – 9:45 amJury Selection
9:45 – 10:15 amOpening Statements
10:15 – 12:00 pmDirect and Cross Examination of the Arresting Officer & Direct of State's Expert
Noon – 1:15 pmLunch Break – on your own
1:15 – 2:15 pmCross Examination of State's Expert
2:15 – 3:30 pmDefense Expert – direct and cross
3:30 – 3:45 pmBreak
3:45 – 4:15 pmJury Arguments
4:15 – 5:30 pmJury Deliberations & Debriefing


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