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  First Unitarian Church, Carlisle & Comanche  
Saturday, May 19
To register and order lunch: use PayPal "Send Money" to with your name, address, phone, email, box lunch choice in the "Note" section, so it will go directly to Croak & Dagger

"Walk-in" registration will be available on day of event
Sisters in Crime Presents: a Day with Jan Burke

Edgar Award Winner, Sisters-In-Crime Ambassador, Best-Selling Author

Writers and Experts Talk About Evidence

[By Croak & Dagger + Rocky Mountain Mystery Writers of America]
$10 discount for Sisters in Crime members
$5 discount if you do not want the box lunch

Optional box lunch sandwich choices: Roast Beef, Turkey, Vegan (special requests will be considered)
Program Schedule

8:00Registration begins; Sales room opens

8:30 Welcome & Announcements
A lawyer briefly defines evidence

8:40Keynote by Jan Burke: Truth, Fact, Fantasy, Fiction: Writing and Justice

9:30Experts: Gathering Evidence - Probable Cause (Forensics & Physical Evidence)
Police behind the scenes - APD analyst Kate Rosoff
When lab testing goes awry: find it, fix it - J.L. Greger
Cyber-forensics electronic devices - Ann Zeigler

10:30Poisons: Do It, Spot It - John Trestrail

11:00Experts: Using Evidence - Reasonable Doubt (Headed to the Courtroom)
When the Evidence File hits the DA's desk - Jonathan Gardner, 2nd Dist. ADA
Eye witnesses/victims - DA's office victim/witness advocate
Expert witnesses + Daubert standard of scientific proof - Gloria Casale

12:00Box Lunch (or on your own)
+ Autograph tables for Jan Burke, Speakers and Croak & Dagger Members

12:45Master Criminal / Master Detective: A Brief History of Police Detectives
David Morrell

1:30Reality Check: Don't Let Your Evidence Derail Your Characters & Plots
Anne Hillerman & Joseph Badal

2:30Writers: Procedure / Evidence: The Balancing Act (Professional Sleuths & Editors)
Police Procedural - Barbara Nickless
Scientist - Charlene Dietz
Editor - Judith Van Gieson

3:30Writers: Adventures in Hearsay Land (Amateur / Historical Sleuths & the Perp)
Historical - Susan McDuffie
Cozy / Traditional - Linda Triegel (Elly Kirsten)
Perp's-Eye View: Psychological Suspense - Susan Paturzo (Merit Clark)

4:30Jan Burke: Final Reflections

5:00Closing: Thanks + Dagger for Jan Burke