Forensic document examination, performed correctly, is a reliable discipline that can demonstrate the innocence of your client or the guilt of your opponent. Used strategically, it can help you settle out of court. When court is necessary, your document examiner may be able to change their opinions.
To achieve this, your document examiner must be proficient in the latest techniques and adept at reporting results. Knowing the techniques and strategies behind this discipline is crucial to selecting a proficient examiner.
This book is an in-depth guide to help attorneys and legal professionals avoid common pitfalls in using forensic document examination. It dispels misunderstandings about the work performed by an examiner and their conclusions. You will learn the types of cases document examiners investigate, how you can partner with an examiner to develop your case and what deliverables to expect.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Essential aspects of forensic document examination
Chapter 2 Laws for document examination
Chapter 3 Standards for forensic document examiners
Chapter 4 Document examiners’ tools
Chapter 5 Each assignment is a project
Chapter 6 Examination of Handwriting
Chapter 7 Variability of handwriting
Chapter 8 Authentication of Handwriting
Chapter 9 Altered documents
Chapter 10 The future of document examination
Chapter 11 Standard operating procedures
Chapter 12 Are document examiners better than laypeople at identifying handwriting?
Chapter 13 Document examiners must meet legal standards
Chapter 14 Can forensic experts overcome their biases?
Chapter 15 Document examiner’s reports
Chapter 16 Selecting a document examiner
Chapter 17 Final thoughts
Chapter 18 References