Upcoming CLE - Reporting Child Abuse: Obligations, Procedures and Pitfalls

The Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law presentsForensic Fridays

Reporting Child Abuse: Obligations, Procedures and Pitfalls
Friday, Jan. 20
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Africa Room, Duquesne University

As the Penn State University scandal involving allegations of child sexual abuse and cover-up by university officials continues to unfold, the Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law will be doing its part to shed light on the broader subject matter by convening a panel of experts to discuss the legal and ethical obligations of reporting suspicions of child abuse, as well as the criminal justice procedures and some of the common pitfalls involved in pursuing such allegations.

Please join Joan Mills and Sara Gluzman, respectively the manager and a forensic interviewer at A Child's Place at Mercy; criminal defense attorney Charles R. LoPresti; Bruce Noel, intake manager for the Allegheny County Department of Children, Youth and Families; Soo Song, first assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania; and Pittsburgh Police Detective April Campbell for this timely and informative full-day program. Additional speakers may be announced at a later date.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania CLE Board for five (5) hours of Substantive CLE credit and one (1) hour of Ethics CLE credit.

For more information or to register, please visit the Wecht Institute at www.duq.edu/forensics or contact us at 412-396-1330 or wechtinstitute@duq.edu

DCLI Holiday Schedule

The following schedule reflects DCLI closings and hours of operation during the upcoming 2011 Christmas Break and Inter-semester period.

Christmas & New Year's Break

Tuesday, December 20 and Wednesday, December 21

 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Thursday, December 22

 7:30 a.m. -5 p.m.

 Friday, December 23 - Monday, January 2



Interim Period
January 3 - January 9

 Monday - Friday

7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.


9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Wednesday, January 10


Please visit the DCLI hours page to view a complete schedule of operation, including Exams Period, Christmas Break, and the Interim Period.

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