Considered the forensic document examiner's bible, Scientific Examination of Questioned Documents is an authoritative and comprehensive reference that focuses on the pertinent advancements made within the field. This newest edition presents the qualifications necessary for a well-trained examiner and details the most up-to-date methodologies used i

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Section I Introduction

chapter 1|6 pages

Organization and Content of Book

ByBrian S. Lindblom, Jan Seaman Kelly

chapter 2|6 pages

What Is Forensic Document Examination?

ByBrian S. Lindblom

chapter 3|4 pages

A Forensic Document Examiner’s Training

ByBrian S. Lindblom

part |2 pages

Section II

chapter 4|8 pages

Care and Handling of Documents

ByJan Seaman Kelly

chapter 5|6 pages

Work Notes

ByJan Seaman Kelly

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Section III

chapter 6|6 pages

The Daubert Era

ByKirsten Jackson

chapter 7|2 pages

Conclusions and Guidelines for Handwriting Comparison

ByCarl R. McClary

part |2 pages

Section IV

chapter 8|28 pages

Identification of Handwriting

ByDan C. Purdy

chapter 9|34 pages

Identification of Signatures

ByHoward C. Rile, Jr.

chapter 10|10 pages

Identification of Hand Printing and Numerals

ByJan Seaman Kelly

chapter 11|8 pages

Disguise in Hand Printing and Numerals

ByJan Seaman Kelly

chapter 12|18 pages

Preparation and Collection of Signatures and Handwriting Standards

ByBrian S. Lindblom

part |2 pages

Section V

chapter 13|12 pages

Pens and Pencils

ByBrian S. Lindblom

chapter 14|18 pages


ByWilliam J. Flynn

chapter 15|14 pages


ByMary W. Kelly

chapter 16|26 pages

The Examination of Computer-Generated Documents

ByWilliam J. Flynn

chapter 17|10 pages


ByBonnie L. Beal, Susan E. Morton

chapter 18|8 pages

Facsimile Machines

ByBrian S. Lindblom

chapter 19|12 pages

Manipulated Photocopies, Faxes, and Computer-Printed Documents

ByBrian S. Lindblom, Robert Gervais

chapter 20|22 pages

Rubber Stamps

ByJan Seaman Kelly

chapter 21|12 pages

Checkwriters Tom Vastrick

chapter 22|4 pages

Staples Tom Vastrick

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Section VI

chapter 23|6 pages

Conventional Printing Processes

BySusan L. Fortunato

chapter 24|10 pages

Paper Examinations

BySusan L. Fortunato

chapter 25|4 pages

Carbonless Paper Tom Vastrick

part |2 pages

Section VII

chapter 26|8 pages

Accidental Markings and Indented Writing on a Document

ByFarrell C. Shiver

part |2 pages

Section VIII

chapter 27|18 pages

Alterations in Documents

BySusan E. Morton, Bonnie L. Beal

part |2 pages

Section IX

chapter 28|2 pages

Multi-Faceted Approach

ByBrian S. Lindblom

chapter 29|6 pages

The Role of Indentation Analysis, Offsetting, and Transfer

ByBrian S. Lindblom

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Section X

chapter 31|6 pages

Cameras, Scanners, and Image Enhancement

ByFrank Hicks, Brian S. Lindblom, Robert Gervais

chapter |14 pages

Section XI

ASTM Guidelines for Forensic Document Examination

chapter |3 pages


chapter |13 pages

Screen Printing

chapter 32|4 pages

Conclusions and Guidelines

ByCarl R. McClary

part |2 pages

Section XII

chapter 33|2 pages

Considerations in Preparing for Court

ByFrank Hicks

chapter 34|8 pages

Demonstrative Charts

ByFrank Hicks, Brian S. Lindblom, Robert Gervais

chapter 35|2 pages

Pretrial Conference

ByFrank Hicks

chapter 36|8 pages

Preparation for a Daubert Hearing

ByJan Seaman Kelly, Kirsten Jackson

chapter 37|6 pages

The Untrained Document Expert Witness

ByJan Seaman Kelly

chapter 38|8 pages

The Document Examiner’s Testimony in Court

ByJan Seaman Kelly