The International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (ICCCR) is hosting its annual conference at The Open University, 7-8 July. This year the theme is 'constructions of evidence' with an emphasis on legal evidence, the aim is to foster new collaborations, between a wide range of academics and practitioners.
Starting at 12:00, day 1 features the symposium 'Picturing the truth? Drawing, seeing, evidence: Visual practices in research and law and presentations by Dr Jill Gibbon, presentations by: Dr Andrew Hill, Dr Claudia Aradau and Dr Johanna Motzkau. Followed by discussions by Prof Norman Fenton and Prof John Hatchard.
Day 2 focusses on expert evidence including a special address by Lord Justice Leveson, presentations by Dr Itiel Dror, Prof Jim Fraser and Dr Ailsa Strathie and a debate between key legal experts as well as lay/police perspectives looking at the role of expert evidence and the key differences between the Scottish and English legal systems.
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