Document Analysis

Document Analysis

Elizabeth Bauchner (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422289518

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The famous Lindbergh kidnapping in the 1930s was solved, in part, through a detailed analysis of the kidnappers handwriting. Other criminal cases, such as selling phony manuscripts, forgery, and fraud can be broken with detailed analyses of handwriting, typewriting, photocopied documents, and the inks and papers used on documents. The science of analyzing documents has been growing for more than a century. In this book, readers will learn how to document analysis has helped solve various crimes, from kidnappings and famous forgeries, to bombings and other violent crimes. Readers will also see how document examiners present their findings in court. Crime leaves a paper trailand document analysis provides the techniques for following that trail.

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Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Other Science & Technology
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