San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Understanding new drugs and drug trends in Scotland, an introduction to issues for the courts with substance and trend expertise from CREW and case studies from CREW's expert witness team and associates highlighting the role of a drugs expert witness.
Find out what new drugs are in use in Scotland, if any will be making an appearance in our courts and why they are posing difficulties for enforcement.
Hear how others use expert witnesses in drug matters, with a special perspective regarding the role of police experts and how they may contrast.
Networking time will be available and the event is strutured to be informal and enjoyable including high quality speakers and refreshments.
by the end of the training participants will be able to:
-Identify the impact of new drugs on drug markets and use in Scotland
-Recall examples of how drug expertise has been used in courts
by both police and the defence
-Involve and instruct drugs experts more appropriately
Who should attend:
This event is open to anyone in the field of criminal justice and legal representation and is particularly suitable for those working in defence
All materials provided, including a guide to new substances
2 CPD hours
Vicki Craik, NPS and Training Coordinator, CREW
John Good, Specialist Criminal Defense Lawyer, Good and Stewart
Kathleen More, Senior Partner, George More and Co.
John Arthur, Expert Witness and Senior Associate CREW, EWI
Kenny Simpson, Drugs Statement of Opinion (STOP) Unit Coordinator, Police Scotland
When & Where
Crew specialises education for the reduction in harm caused by substance use. Our information, advice and support are informed by our engagement with people who use substances and affiliations with a range of professionals through care, toxicology & drugs law. This ensures it is up-to-date and credible, both to people using drugs as well as those working with them. It also ensures successful engagement and proven results in the community.
Crew neither condemns nor condones drug use. The organisation advocates informed decision-making based on up-to-date information and evidence.
Award winning Crew informs local and national government, shares information with hundreds of agencies, collaborates with project work internationally, and can be seen at work in national media.