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  1. TX Firefighter Training Death Lawsuit Trial Begins

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    Fri, 4 May 2012

    Testimony began Wednesday in a wrongful death lawsuit brought over the deaths of ..... news-journal.com (http://bit.ly/Irl7Bg). The videotaped testimony reportedly came from Doug Fleming, an instructor with the maker of the


    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 1999

    acting as the "gate keepers of expert testimony " U "must insure that any and all scientific testimony or evidence admitted is not only relevant ..... presenting "novel" or "junk science" testimony . The just recently issued U.S. Supreme

  3. NFPA sets the record straight on MHI press release

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    Tue, 8 Nov 2011

    release issued by the Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reiterated testimony delivered at a recent hearing of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee in Alexandria, Viginia. NFPA testified that

  4. Burning Issues: Play Nice in the Sandbox

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    Fri, 8 Nov 2002

    Court decision. While expert witness testimony has always been a crucial factor in the ..... investigators must establish reliability of their testimony that takes into consideration factors ..... investigator has to be able to validate his testimony and that it has to be reliable in the

  5. How to Become a Fire Investigator

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    Thu, 13 Mar 2003

    actions were responsible for it, then bring authoritative testimony to the courtroom to win a conviction in cases of arson ..... evidence, search and seizure, interrogation, and court testimony , police or criminal justice training is extremely helpful

  6. Sec. Tom Ridge Testifies before Homeland Security Committee

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    Fri, 13 Feb 2004

    colleagues on the Homeland Security Committee to listen to testimony from Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge on the administration ..... the Administration's priorities within the eight pages of testimony Secretary Ridge provided. So I think it speaks volumes that

  7. House committee holds hearing on FLSA volunteer exemption clause

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    Mon, 1 Jan 1996

    Committee heard oral and received written testimony for and against the National Firefighter ..... Spotsylvania County, Virginia, presented oral testimony in favor of the bill. Payne pointed ..... Association of Fire Chiefs presented written testimony in favor of the bill. Frederick H

  8. Fire News: Nebraska Fire Set Without Permission

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    Wed, 9 Oct 2013

    approve a permit for the fire until afterward, according to testimony from a federal lawsuit, reports The Associated Press. Rushville ..... northern edge of town under control, according to Sones' testimony . Bluebird alleges that authorities failed to thoroughly search

  9. Firefighting News: Philadelphia Firefighter Union Alleges Perjury Against City Fire Commissioner

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    Sat, 23 Nov 2013

    Commissioner Lloyd Ayers and Fire Department Human Resource Manager Karen Hyers of lying under oath during a Sep. 25 court testimony in connection with the demotion of 14 firefighters, reports phily.com The union has made a formal request to the District

  10. Fire News: Fire Science Used to Challenge Arson Convictions

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    Thu, 21 Mar 2013

    other states are beginning to re-examine cases in which defendants were sent to prison for setting fires based on expert testimony about burn patterns and charring that today is considered suspect, reports The Associated Press. Nine years after Texas