Monthly Archives: October 2009

Expert Witness Not Allowed to Testify in Sex Crime Case

This would profoundly effect anyone working in the field
of social psychology or criminal psychology, such as helping
a jury decide if a defendant is insane or able to stand trial?

Posted in Forensic Document Examination, Legal Lessons.

The Pen is Mightier than the Word: Indisputable Success at Reducing Forgeries Paves the Way for Career in Forensic Handwriting Investigations

When it comes to forgery, the words written aren’t as important as they way they are written. The falsification of documents like wills, checks and contracts can be caught when the science behind forensic handwriting investigation is put on the case. Dianne Peterson, owner of HandwritingExpertTennessee explains why the accuracy and reliability of this forensic science has led to explosive growth in this segment of the criminal justice system.

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“Mommy, Who Stole My Identity?” Follow 5 Tips to Avoid Childhood Identity Theft during National Protect Your Identity Week (October 17-24, 2009)

According to the Federal Trade Commission, five percent of identity theft complaints come from children under the age of 18. Not only is childhood identity theft on the rise, its detection is delayed, making the crime an easy one to hide. During National Foundation for Credit Counseling’s National Protect Your Identity Week (October 17-24, 2009), The Campus Safety Expert Bob Baier offers five tips to prevent childhood identity theft.

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