Forensic Document Examination: Fundamentals And Current Trends

Hardcover | March 27, 2014

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Forensic Document Examination enlightens forensic document examiners, forensic investigators, attorneys and others using the services of forensic document examiners with the basic principles and current trends in the area. Standards and methodologies apply now, which were non-existent 20 years ago. Instrumentation has moved beyond the microscope and the magnifying glass to digital cameras, digital microscopes, video spectral comparators, electrostatic detection devices for the development of indented writing on paper, scanners, and software programs like Write-On 2.0 and Photoshop. Covers basic principles and methodologies used in forensic document examination Contains state-of-the-art techniques and new trends Includes research over the last ten years and describes the future direction of forensic document examination

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Forensic Document Examination enlightens forensic document examiners, forensic investigators, attorneys and others using the services of forensic document examiners with the basic principles and current trends in the area. Standards and methodologies apply now, which were non-existent 20 years ago. Instrumentation has moved beyond the ...

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Forensic Document Examination enlightens forensic document examiners, forensic investigators, attorneys, and others using the services of forensic document examiners with basic principles, current trends in the area, and standards and methodologies which were non-existent 20 years ago. Instrumentation has moved beyond the microscope an...

1985 was a good year. Jane Lewis finished an internship in the Questioned Document section of the Secret Service Lab in Washington, DC. She graduated with a Master of Forensic Sciences degree from George Washington University and got a job as a document analyst with the FBI in the Hoover Building in Washington DC. She soon moved up the...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:232 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:March 27, 2014Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0124166938

ISBN - 13:9780124166936

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: A Brief History of Writing Chapter 2: The History of Forensic Document Chapter 3: Forensic Document Examination Defined Chapter 4: Handwriting Individuality Chapter 5: Basic Methodology Chapter 6: Instrumentation Chapter 7: Case Examples Chapter 8: Standards for Forensic Document Examiners Chapter 9: Forensic Document Examination in the Courts Chapter 10: Court Preparation in Questioned Document Cases Chapter 11: Court Charts Chapter 12: Questioned Document Research Present and Future

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"The layout of the book is extremely well thought out and makes it very easy to read, due to the chapter division by colors, the font size, type and spacing..it contains excellent colored illustrations."--Interfaces, Forensic Document Examination