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June Lectures Feature Renowned Forensic Scientists Henry Lee and Michael Baden

Internationally renowned forensic scientists Dr. Michael Baden and Dr. Henry Lee will lecture next month at Duquesne University School of Law’s Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law. Professionals looking to earn Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits and the general public are invited to attend. CLE credits available.

Dr. Michael Baden
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 11
Baden, an acclaimed forensic pathologist for more than 40 years, served in the examination of the remains of Czar Nicholas and his family, the death of John Belushi and the second autopsy of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, among many other cases. Formerly chief medical examiner of New York City, Baden is co-director of the New York State Police Medicolegal Investigation Unit. He is the author of Unnatural Death: Confessions of a Medical Examiner and Dead Reckoning: The New Science of Catching Killers. In addition, he is featured in the HBO documentary series Autopsy.
*This session has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for four hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit

Dr. Henry Lee
9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 18
A criminalist who has consulted with thousands of law enforcement agencies on such cases as the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping and the homicide investigations of music producer Phil Spector and NBA star Jason Williams, Lee is chief emeritus of the Connecticut Department of Public Safety’s Division of Scientific Services and a professor of forensic science at the University of New Haven. He is author of Cracking Cases: The Science of Solving Crimes and Famous Crimes Revisited: From Sacco-Vanzetti to O.J. Simpson. He is featured on the Court TV show Trace Evidence: The Case Files of Dr. Henry Lee.
*This session has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for three hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit

CLE prices are $90 for each lecture or $150 for both. The lectures are open to the general public for a fee of $25 each. The lectures will take place in room 204 of the Law School. Please call 412.396.4801 or e-mail wechtinstitute@duq.edu for more information or to sign up for a lecture.

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