Handwriting Expertise in Criminal Proceedings
Johann Jakob Edelmann †
In Chernov, Y., & Nauer, M. A. (Eds.). (2023). Handwriting Research: Forensics & Legal. P. 3-16.
The paper is a translation of the paper published in 1897 in German. The author analyses two forensic cases, where experts due to an unprofessional handwriting analysis made wrong conclusions about the author of handwritten documents. Due to these mistakes, innocent persons were accused.