Judge Darlene Byrne hopes you can join us for the following free child welfare CLE presentation at the 126th District Court.Date: Tuesday, August 23: 2PM – 3:30PMTopic: “Drug Testing and Specimen Choices: Measures and Results”Presenter:
Ø Dr. George Babiru Kudolo, teaching professor of Clinical Chemistry & Toxicology and Director of the Graduate Toxicology Program, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Attorneys: This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1.5 credit hours, of which 0 credit hours will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit.Additional Information:The overall objective and purpose of the program:Provide basic education on the science of drug testing and how this tool can be used in child welfare cases.The content and subject matter of the session:
The similarities and differences between medical and forensic drug testing. The essential components of forensic drug testing.
The specimens commonly used in forensic drug testing.
Using amphetamine and opiates in case examples, describing sources of false positive test results, and the advantages and pitfalls of urine/hair testing.This presentation will be held in the 126th District Court, located on the 4th floor (room 436) of the Heman Marion Sweatt Travis County Courthouse at 1000 Guadalupe St. in Austin.There is NO cost to attend and NO need to RSVP to attend this session. Seating is available on a first-come basis. You do not need to be an attorney to attend.Attendees are always welcome to bring a sack lunch and eat in the courtroom during a presentation.Please feel free to share this e-mail. Also, let me know if you have any questions.