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Handwriting Examination 1: Help them with their troubles….

When I arrived at the National Institute of Justice to begin my Visiting Research Fellowship in 1995, my program manager...

Resources for Linguistic Evidence from The National Academies Press

The National Academy of Sciences allows free pdf downloads of many of its publications. Several of these are listed at...

Forensic Linguistics at a Crossroads

Apparently I am not the only person who sees forensic linguistics as dangerously like the forensic sciences deemed in need...

Forensic Linguistics Careening through Loopholes

Forensic linguistics is a perfect example of the three loopholes that the NAS Report doesn’t address. (1) A lot of...

Cheers for Senator Leahy and the NAS Report on Forensic Science 1

Senator Leahy is spearheading a  legislative movement to improve forensic science as scientific evidence,  and I am cheering at his...

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