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chpt 18 review
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Any object that contains handwriting or typescript and whose source or authenticity is in doubt is referred to as a(n) ____
Variations in mechanical, physical, and mental functions make it (likely, unlikely) that the writing of two different individuals can be distinguished.
In a problem involving the authorship of handwriting, all characteristics of both the __ and _____documents must be considered and compared.
known and questioned
True or False: A single handwriting characteristic by itself can be taken as a basis for a positive comparison.
True or False: Normally, known writings need not contain words and combinations of letters present in the questioned document.
As the age difference between genuine and unknown specimens becomes greater, the standard tends to become (more, less) representative of the unknown.
In the case of ___ , the Supreme Court held handwriting to be nontestimonial evidence not protected by Fifth Amendment privileges.
Gilbert v. California
When requested writing is being given by a suspect, care must be taken to minimize a(n) ___ writing effort.
Examination of a document under ___ or ___lighting may reveal chemical erasures of words or numbers.
ultraviolet or infrared
Some inks, when exposed to blue-green light, absorb ___ radiation and emit light.
Handwriting containing inks of different chemical compositions may be distinguished by photography with ___ film.
____writings are partially visible impressions appearing on a sheet of paper underneath the one on which the visible writing was done.
Many ink dyes can be separated by the technique of ____ chromatography.
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