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CCIRI national teaching tour, From the Scene of the Crime

Shattered Lives: Attorney Holly Hughes and Sheryl McCollum, “From the Scene of the Crime”

Preparing to travel across America for the first national “From the Scene of the Crime” teaching tour, Cold Case Investigative Research Institute (CCIRI) will be visiting several actual crime scenes with experts and students. One of the experts who works closely with CCIRI founder, Sheryl McCollum, Attorney Holly Hughes, joins the show to talk about the upcoming tour and give listeners information about the stops and what is expected along the way. Holly Hughes served as a Senior Assistant District Attorney with the Fulton County District Attorney’s office in Atlanta, GA where she prosecuted high-profile cases, and currently is in private practice in Atlanta. She’s a well-known fixture on HLN and CNN appearing with Nancy Grace, Don Lemon, and other news networks as a legal analyst. Hughes uses her legal expertise as a teaching tool for students involved in the ever-expanding network of volunteers at CCIRI and was an instructor at the recent CUE Center for Missing Persons national conference. Cold Case Investigative Research Institute is a partnership of several public, private and for-profit universities that gives students …

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Shattered Lives: Elaine Pagliaro of the Henry C. Lee Institute Discusses DNA and Forensics

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE t Another staff member of the esteemed Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science will be making an appearance on Shattered Lives to give listeners insight on the use of DNA in investigations.  DNA technology has made large strides in the last several years and has played a part in many areas of criminal justice including wrongful convictions and identifying perpetrators of crime through exact science.   Elaine M. Pagliaro, JD, MS Elaine Pagliaro, a member of the staff at the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science, is retired from the Connecticut Department of Public Safety, Division of Scientific Services, Forensic Science Laboratory, where she was Acting Director and worked in Criminalistics and Forensic Biology for almost 30 years.  During that time, Ms. Pagliaro was involved in most of the major criminal investigations in Connecticut and in cases of …

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Shattered Lives: Focus on Forensics with Guest, Peter Valentin

  SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE or podcast:  CLICK HERE Peter Valentin has the unique distinction of being a renowned instructor who combines an impressive educational background with experience in the practical application of his trade.  Peter finished a distinguished career with the Connecticut State Police in August of 2011, retiring as a Detective in the Major Crime Squad.  His work encompassed the investigation of homicides, suspicious deaths and other major crime scenes.  As a member of Connecticut’s elite Urban Search and Rescue team, he has extensive training in detecting criminal activity at a major disaster and also functions as a rescue specialist, focused on saving injured and trapped victims. Peter’s impressive academic credentials include graduating Cum Laude from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, with a BS in Forensic Science.  Peter also earned a Master of Science degree in Forensic Science from the University of …

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Crime Wire/Shattered Lives: Two Hour Special Broadcasting LIVE From Henry C. Lee Institute

The Tour of the Century! Broadcasting LIVE from Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science Two hour Special from Crime Wire and Shattered Lives Thursday, June 28 at 3pm Eastern To Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE The hosts of Crime Wire, Dennis Griffin, and Shattered Lives, Donna R. Gore, will be guests of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science located at the University of New Haven in New Haven, CT. A private tour of the Institute has been arranged for Denny, Donna and their guests, and afterwards a two-hour special radio broadcast with guests, Tim Palmbach and the renowned, Dr. Henry C. Lee. The Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science links scholars, students, forensic scientists, the legal community and professional practitioners in many fields in addressing the scientific and social issues confronting forensic science and the criminal justice system throughout the world. Through training, consultation, research and a unique public learning center, the Institute’s goal is to make the criminal justice system more effective. This is achieved through more accurate and cost-effective crime scene …