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The forensic handwriting examiner as expert witness in South Africa

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The forensic handwriting examiner can be relied upon as an expert witness to testify about the authenticity of documents. Most of the work done by document examiners in South Africa involves handwriting and printed documents. However distorted perceptions continue to exist about the status of forensic document

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Online forensic handwriting training – 2018

online forensic handwriting training

Would you like to study forensic handwriting examination but don’t have time to attend classes?  Are you a disciplined, motivated distance student? Graphanex offers online forensic handwriting training with dedicated online tutors. To give you a sneak preview of our online learning, here’s how the course is

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Forensic Handwriting Examination training – 2018

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Handwriting training of forensic handwriting examination  students for Module 1 – Characteristics of handwriting. Click here for more information or visit our forensic handwriting examination course page for further details. What is forensic handwriting examination? Forensic handwriting examination is the examination of handwriting to establish authenticity of

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The Modular Forensic Handwriting Method

http://afde.org/currentissue.html As an applied science, forensic handwriting examination as a discipline is continually striving to standardise a framework of methods of forensic handwriting examination to determine correlation between known and questioned writing.  The modular forensic handwriting method developed by Found and Bird (1996), provides one such framework

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The Reliability of Forensic Handwriting Examination

http://aphesa.org.za/reliability-forensic-handwriting-examination/ Visit the Association of Professional Handwriting Examiners’ of South Africa website  http://www.aphesa.org.za

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Questioned documents – original writing vs photocopies

Would a document examiner worth his or her salt settle for the examination of photocopies?  I would say not.  An analogy I frequently use is the difference between a dried leaf and a living leaf.  Much of what can be found in a living leaf, has long

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Cognitive Bias and the Handwriting Examiner

At times the forensic handwriting examiner is called upon to be an expert witness. An expert witness is generally assumed to have the appropriate knowledge, skills and training and therefore expertise in a particular field.  According to Dror (2011), this expertise is acquired through

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A handwriting analyst and forensic handwriting examiner, Graphanex is in the business of examining handwriting to highlight potential fraud and answer tough questions about personality.