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Forensic Document Examination

Principles and Practice

  • Evolution of the written word and history of document examination

  • Principles of handwriting and handwriting identification

  • Detection of forged and counterfeit documents

  • Equipping a document laboratory and preparing reports

  • Identifying check and credit card fraud

  • Examining seals, stamps, paper fasteners, writing instruments

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Table of contents (29 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv
  2. History of Forgery

    Pages 47-54
  3. Forgery

    Pages 55-60
  4. Other Types of Fraud

    Pages 61-67
  5. Master Pattern

    Pages 97-111
  6. Weighing the Evidence

    Pages 133-137
  7. Preparing Reports

    Pages 139-142
  8. Alterations of Documents

    Pages 143-155
  9. Disguised Writing

    Pages 157-166

About this book

Forensic Document Examination introduces the reader to the basic principles of handwriting and the factors that affect their development. The book discusses the basic concept of the characteristics of writing that are compared when making an identification or elimination of a writer. In addition, readers will be able to recognize the signs of forgery and disguise and to distinguish between simulation and disguise.

Keywords

  • Laboratory
  • attention
  • authenticity
  • care
  • development
  • evolution
  • identification
  • simulation

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Forensic Document Examination

  • Book Subtitle: Principles and Practice

  • Authors: Katherine Mainolfi Koppenhaver

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-59745-301-1

  • Publisher: Humana Totowa, NJ

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Humana Press 2007

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-58829-743-3

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-1-61737-753-2

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-59745-301-1

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XVI, 315

  • Number of Illustrations: 85 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Forensic Medicine, Law

Buying options

eBook USD 119.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-59745-301-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 219.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)