16th October 2019

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Is handwriting analysis admissible in a court of law?

HANDWRITING ANALYSIS. There is some dispute regarding whether handwriting analysis is sufficiently reliable to be admissible under Rule 702. However, most courts agree that the field of forensic document examination is premised on the assumption that no two persons' handwriting is exactly alike.

What do you call a handwriting expert?

Handwriting experts, also called forensic document examiners, are called upon to verify the accuracy of a document or its signature.

What is a handwriting analysis?

Graphology (or graphoanalysis, but not graphanalysis) is the analysis of the physical characteristics and patterns of handwriting claiming to be able to identify the writer, indicating psychological state at the time of writing, or evaluating personality characteristics. It is generally considered a pseudoscience.
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