Forensic Documentation Examination

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Department
Forensic Science
Course
FSC239Y5
Professor
Joel Cahn
Semester
Winter

Description
Forensic Documentation Examination March 1 Lecture Do not examine or determine characteristicssexpersonality from handwriting Conducts a technical examination to determine authenticity and relationship of documents Two sub-sets of items: 1) questioned items, 2) known or comparison items Acceptable samples: originals( the best), photocopies, mircrofiche, fax copies, digital pictures Examinations -first determine if questioned and known items are suitable for comparibility -side-by-side comparison noting and similarities and differences -observations are evaluated for agreement and individuality and limitations -a CONCLUSION is reached Range of conclusions Positive ID Probable ID (writer wrote the note to the exclusion to all other possible writers, theoretical possibility of another writer)* Unable to determine Probable Elimination* Positive Elimination *under review www.notesolution.com
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