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  1. 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

  2. Wildland Firefighting: Forest Service Chief Cites Conservation Opportunities, Challenges in Senate Hearing

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    Tue, 25 Jun 2013

    Service Chief Tom Tidwell addressed today the challenges and opportunities facing the agency's forest management efforts in testimony before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. "We must manage and restore more acres to reduce the threat

  3. 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

  4. Michigan House Committee Considers Two-Hatter Protection Bill

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    Mon, 16 Sep 2013

    Via the NVFC On September 12, the Michigan House of Representatives Local Government Committee heard testimony on HB 4624, legislation introduced by Representative Joseph Haveman that would guarantee that, "Collective bargaining between

  5. ARE ORIGIN-AND-CAUSE INVESTIGATORS "FIRE SCIENTISTS"?

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    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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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