Academic Experience - Public Service: Forensic Linguistics
Invited plenary address, International Conference of Forensic Linguistics, Guangdong University, China, November, 2008
Invited plenary speaker, National Museum of Language, Washington DC, June, 2006
Invited lecture, Wordsmith program, November, 2005
Invited lecture, International Association of Forensic Linguists, Cardiff, Wales, July, 2005
Invited lecture, University of Maryland, Center for the Advanced Study of Language, Conference on Deception, June, 2004
Invited speaker, Conference on The Use of Linguistics for Forensic Purposes. April 24-24, 2003, Barcelona, Spain
Invited speaker, International Trademark Association, Arlington, VA, March, 2003.
Invited speaker, Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Chico, MT, February, 2003.
Invited speaker, VOCAL Conference, Seattle, September, 2002.
Invited speaker, University of Montana Law School, April, 2002.
Invited speaker, University of Tennessee Law School, April, 2001.
Invited speaker, American Bar Association Institute on White Collar Crime, San Francisco, March, 2001.
Invited speaker, American Association for the Advancement of Science, session on linguistics and law, San Francisco, March, 2001.
Invited speaker, Inns of Court, Portland, Maine, May, 2000.
Invited speaker, University of Washington Law School, Continuing Legal Education Seminar on the UW Law School Innocence Project, April, 2000
Invited plenary speaker: National Defender Investigator Association, National Conference, Baltimore, March, 2000
Consultant to The Royal Canadian Mounted Police on various bomb and bomb threat cases, 1996-98.
Consultant to the FBI in the Unibomber case and other bombing cases,1996-99.
Invited Speaker, National Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Washington DC, March, 1996.
Invited Speaker, D.C.Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, May, 1995.
Expert Witness, D.C. Police Department, Internal Affairs, Hearing on alleged cheating on police promotion examinations, 1993-94.
Invited Speaker, Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force, language of Undercover Operations, Osage Beach, Missouri, 1992.
Director, training program on the Language of Undercover Operations, U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, Miami, June 1991.
Invited Speaker, Judge William B. Bryant Inn of Court, Washington, D.C., February 1991.
Expert Witness, U.S. Senate Special Committee on impeachment of Federal judge Alcee Hastings, 1989.
Expert Witness, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary concerning the impeachment of Federal judge Alcee Hastings, 1988.
Director of six, six week training programs on clear writing of legal notices, U.S. Social Security Administration, 1985-86.
Speaker, Dallas County Criminal Bar Association, November 1985.
Invited Speaker, Virginia ACLU, October 5, 1985.
Invited Speaker, Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, March 1985.
Invited Speaker, Super-Star Seminar in Criminal Defense Litigation, Atlanta, June 1984.
Expert Witness, U.S. Senate, concerning impeachment of U.S. Senator Harrison A. Williams, 1982.
Invited Speaker, D.C. Bar Association, Sept. 29, 1982.
Expert Witness, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary Hearing on Oversight of the FBI, March 2, 1982.
Invited Speaker, The Third Annual Institute on Defense of Criminal Cases, Washington, D.C., Oct. 15-16, 1982.