The Annual Scientific Journal of the International Association of Document Examiners

The IADE Journal is published yearly in January and is edited by Katherine Koppenhaver. Download a printable PDF of recent Journals:

2018 — Volume 5

The Scientific Journal of the International Association of Document Examiners, Vol. 5 — 2018 (PDF 1.9MB)
Refletions on the Reality and Reseach Behind One Examiner's First Jury Trial / •• / The Importance of Having a Signature that is Difficult to Imitate or Forge / •• / Exceptions to the Rules of Handwriting Examination / •• / Presenting a Professional Image

2017 — Volume 4

The Scientific Journal of the International Association of Document Examiners, Vol. 4 — 2017 (PDF 2.3MB)
The History of Writing Instruments by Margaret Web, QDE / •• / A Brief History of Document Examination by Katherine Koppenhaver / •• / Visual Detection of Handedness from Handwriting Alone by C. Bible / •• / Primary Qualities and Characteristics of Handwriting by M. Word / •• / Case Study – James Ricks

2016 — Volume 3

The Scientific Journal of the International Association of Document Examiners, Vol. 3 — 2016 (PDF 6MB)
Error Term and Accuracy in Document Examination / •• / Alzheimer's Disease and Handwriting / •• / Effects of Alcohol and Mental and Physical Health Deterioration in Handwriting / •• / Using Handwriting Complexity to Develop Unifying Identification Theory / •• / Prevalence of Illegible Signatures / •• / Response to Forensic Handwriting Comparison Examination in the Courtroom / •• / Do You Need a Document Examiner or a Handwriting Analyst?

2015 — Volume 2

The Scientific Journal of the International Association of Document Examiners, Vol. 2 — FALL 2015 (PDF 2.1MB)
Pattern Recognition / •• / Cursive: To Be or Not To BE in Our Public School Classrooms / •• / The Importance of Rhythm and Movement / •• / Is Document Examination a Science? / •• / Why Document Examiners Disagree / •• / Case Study

2015 — Volume 1

The Scientific Journal of the International Association of Document Examiners, Vol. 1 — SPRING 2015 (PDF 4.3MB)
Value of Graphological Training for the Handwriting Identification Expert / •• / Enough Exemplars / •• / Characteristics of Authentic Writing / •• / Photocopies Versus Originals / •• / Death of Cursive Writing / •• / Accidentals