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Forensic Examination and the Admissibility of Questioned Documents in the Court of Law as Evidence

Author Affiliations

  • 1Dept of Criminology and Forensic Science, Karnatak Science College, Dharwad, Karnataka, India
  • 2Dept of Criminology and Forensic Science, Karnatak Science College, Dharwad, Karnataka, India

Res. J. Forensic Sci., Volume 4, Issue (4), Pages 1-5, April,29 (2016)


Questioned document examination (QDE) is one of the less attended topics in the area of research work as it is very less accessible to common people. The proposed paper therefore makes a deliberate attempt to understand the effectiveness of the techniques adopted to ensure the reliability of questioned documents in Indian Court of Law. Supported by qualitative and quantitative research methodology, the analysis is carried out on 150 respondents, who are mainly working as forensic experts as well as judges/magistrates in India. The findings of the study show the real picture of effectiveness of questioned document with an aid of statistical outcomes.


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