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Social Cynicism Impacts Forensic Document Examination

An interesting read based on research conducted in the US to determine the link between social cynicism and unethical behaviour. This relationship between social cynicism and ethical behaviour, is also often encountered in the field of forensic document examination in South Africa. http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/pb-whmonthly/news/education/sd-me-sdsu-ethics-20171227-story.html The negative impact of

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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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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.