Forensic document examination: principles and practice

Evolution of the written word -- Principles of handwriting -- Factors that cause changes in handwriting -- Handprinting and numerals -- History of document examination -- Forgery -- Other types of forgery -- Equipping a laboratory -- Care and handling of documents -- Standards of comparison -- Syste...

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Main Author: Koppenhaver, Katherine Mainolfi
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Totowa, NJ Humana Press 2007
Online Access: Cover
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Summary:Evolution of the written word -- Principles of handwriting -- Factors that cause changes in handwriting -- Handprinting and numerals -- History of document examination -- Forgery -- Other types of forgery -- Equipping a laboratory -- Care and handling of documents -- Standards of comparison -- Systematic examination of handwriting -- Master pattern -- Detecting fraudulent documents -- Weighing the evidence -- Preparing reports -- Alteration of documents -- Disguised writing -- Disguise versus simulation -- Check and credit card fraud -- Seals, stamps, and paper fasteners -- Writing instruments -- Paper fasteners -- Typewriters and printers -- Duplicating methods -- Desktop publishing -- The discovery process -- The litigation process -- Demonstrative evidence -- Court cases
Physical Description:XV, 315 S. Ill.
ISBN:1588297438
9781588297433