Signature Identification in the Light of Science and Experience
Roger C. Park
University of California Hastings College of the Law
February 13, 2009
Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 59, 2008
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 57
Date posted: February 18, 2009