Court Ordered Handwriting Exemplars—How Effective?

    Volume 18, Issue 4 (October 1973)

    ISSN: 0022-1198


    Published Online: 1 October 1973

    Page Count: 7

    Mortimer, JH
    FBI Laboratory, Washington, D.C.,

    (Received 8 February 1973; accepted 29 March 1973)


    Handwriting samples are admitted as standards of comparison by specific Federal Statute, Title 28 United States Code, Section 1731, “The admitted or proved handwriting of any person shall be admissible for purposes of comparison to determine genuineness of another handwriting attributed to such person.” This, of course, would presume that such standards are available.

    Paper ID: JFS10052J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10052J

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