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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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Holly Hughes and Don Lemon Saturdays on HLN

Don Lemon, host of the widely popular CNN Newsroom hits the mark with commentary by Legal Analyst, Holly B. Hughes.  The dynamic and hardhitting duo charge into discussion about the week’s latest headline stories each Saturday from 5:30-6ET With over 100 media appearances  Holly Hughes has been qualified as an expert in high profile litigation and criminal procedure with the Cold Case Research Institute of Georgia.   She is also a frequent guest lecturer at local colleges, universities and law schools.  She has been honored in Madison Avenue’s Who’s Who of Young Professionals. After ten years with the DA’s Office, Holly Hughes is now in private practice in Atlanta, handling criminal defense and civil matters.  Please visit her website:  www.hollybhughes.com Don Lemon anchors CNN Newsroom during weekend prime-time and serves as a correspondent across CNN/U.S. programming. Based in the network’s world headquarters in Atlanta, Lemon joined CNN in September 2006. This year, Ebony named him as one of the Ebony Power 150: the most influential blacks in America. Lemon serves as an adjunct professor at Brooklyn College, teaching …

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Intimate Partner Violence: A Growing Epidemic – How Technology Can Aid Law Enforcement and Prosecutors in Saving Lives of Victims

The Facts: (from NCDAV) “16,800 homicides (that are reported) attributed to intimate partner homicide per year, 2.2 million medically treated injuries costing $37 BILLION per year. The cost of intimate partner violence exceeds $5.8 billion dollars each year; $4.1 billion of which is for medical and mental health services.” Almost one-third of female homicide victims that are reported in police records are killed by an intimate partner. Intimate partner violence results in more than 18.5 million mental health care visits each year. Our Mission: To significantly reduce the number of homicides and missing persons per year by providing cutting edge technology and vital knowledge that will first give potential victims a fighting chance, a strong voice, provide valuable non-reputable evidence that will aid in any investigations, eventual conviction, overruling  “hearsay” laws, in the worst case scenarios and provide a powerful deterrent against would-be attackers To significantly reduce the costs incurred by law enforcement, the justice system and health care services, including insurance claims, each costing taxpayers annually. People and organizations all across the country have participated in events surrounding October’s National Domestic Violence Awareness Month; …

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Susan Murphy Milano, Holly Hughes and Chet Hosmer Host Panel at Techno-Forensic Conference

Intimate Partner Violence a Growing Epidemic – How Technology Can Aid Law Enforcement and Prosecutors in SavingLives of Victims This panel will discuss the global epidemic of intimate partner violence. It will highlight and discuss the importanceof solving technical and legal issues that impead prosecution, how it complicates the protection of victims, and offer solutions. The audience will hear from a panel of experts that include law enforcement professionals, legal representatives, technologists and advocates. This annual event brings together key stakeholders from industry, academia and government in an effort to strengthen this important technology, research, and communication bridge. Chet Hosmer  Chet Hosmer  is the Chief Scientist and co-founder of WetStone, now a division of Allen Corporation.  Chet has over 30 years of experience researching and developing high technology solutions.  Since 1992, Chet has focused his research in Cyber Security and has served as the Principal Investigator on over 40 cyber security, digital forensic and information assurance research programs funded by AFRL, ARL, OSD, DARPA and NIJ.  Chet received his BS Degree in Computer Science from Syracuse University, serves on …

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Attorney and Legal Analyst, Holly Hughes, Joins The Susan Murphy Milano Show

The Susan Murphy Milano Show, “Time’s Up!” Thursday, August 4, 2pm ET Listen LIVE at: Here Women Talk Highlighting the 5 year anniversary of murdered mother of three, Renee Pagel, from Michigan. Renee had just given up one of her kidneys to help save the life of another, as she was recuperating, and the week her divorce was to be finalized, she was found stabbed to death in her home.  The only suspect in the murder is her husband, who took the children and moved away, who has not been cooperative in the investigation, and who has isolated the children from Renee’s family and friends. Joining the show is Renee Pagel’s best friend, Christine Crandle, who, along with other friends of Renee, have kept her memory alive and continue to journey down the path of justice for Renee. Joining Susan Murphy Milano is Attorney and Legal Analyst, Holly Hughes for the entire hour. About Holly Hughes For the past decade Holly Hughes has served as a Senior Assistant District Attorney with the Fulton County District …