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Foundations of Courtroom Testimony

FSA118 - 16.00 Hours

Schedule

  • LS  FSA118  7
    $60.00

Description

Those who conduct investigations or deal with evidentiary matters are expected to be expert witnesses. To be perceived as experts, they must establish credibility from the moment they enter the courtroom and proceed to the witness stand to present their testimony. This course provides participants with an understanding of the basic factors that create effective courtroom testimony.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for Texas Forensic Science Academy Courtroom Testimony course #40065.

This course, along with the 24 hour Face-to-Face FSA119 Courtroom Testimony Practical Applications, will meet the 40 hour Courtroom Testimony requirement for multiple Texas Forensic Science Academy Certificate Programs. Delivery of FSA119 will begin in Winter 2017.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Requirements

  • The mandatory completion/duration period for this eCourse is 45 days from the registration date. Participants will have three attempts to pass the final examination.
  • To complete this course you are required to have a computer with internet access.

Recommended

  • Broadband internet connection
  • Current Browser:
  •         Recommended - Mozilla Firefox 30 or higher, Google Chrome 37 or higher
  •         Alternatives - Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Safari 7 or higher
  • Apple Quicktime Player 10 or higher
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher
  • Adobe Flash 11 or higher

Topics

Effective Communication in Court+The American Legal System+Anatomy of a Jury Trial+The Expert Witness+What to Prepare for Trial+Do's and Don't of Courtroom Testimony+Testifying in Court

Audience

Peace officers, crime scene investigators, and other personnel with assignments pertaining to investigation, evidence collection, or evidentiary matters

Education Credits

  • 0.7 CEUs

Contact Information

Law Enforcement and Security Training
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433

Other Information

  • After registering online for this course, you will receive an email with instructions for getting started. If you do not receive a confirmation within one hour, please contact us at (979) 845-6677 or law@teex.tamu.edu.

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