The Forensic Technology Center of Excellence Presents

Legal Perspective on the Adoption of Advanced Technologies


  Approximatley 60 Minutes

Course Description

Ted Hunt is the chief trial attorney in the prosecuting attorney’s office in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Hunt brings a fresh and legal perspective to addressing the adoption of advanced DNA analysis technologies for forensic crime laboratories. In this presentation, he discusses the potential admissibility challenges to next generation technologies and why an interdisciplinary approach and preparation are necessary when implementing NGS technologies.  By providing an overview of the existing laws and their relationship to emerging technologies, and addressing the current issues which prosecutors face when presenting forensics evidence in court, Mr. Hunt brings to light the imminent legal challenges that must be considered in order for the law and DNA forensic science to be in accord.

Course Type

On-Demand Presentation


Forensic Genetics, Forensic sciences, Forensic technology


Law Enforcement, Forensic Science, Forensic Technologists, Forensic Genetics

Performance Requirement


Course Accreditation

Certificate of Completion

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