57 Pages Posted: 18 Feb 2009
Date Written: February 13, 2009
The author explores the empirical evidence of expert proficiency on the sub-task of classifying signatures as genuine or simulated. He concludes that expert testimony on signature identification should be admitted with safeguards. The empirical evidence is not conclusive, but the procedural alternatives to expert testimony with safeguards are undesirable.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Park, Roger C., Signature Identification in the Light of Science and Experience (February 13, 2009). Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 59, 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1342600