The Forensic Linguistics Expert in Focus
Dr. Carole E. Chaski has conducted validation testing for language-based methods of handling linguistic evidence since 1994. She continued this work, and general approach to forensic linguistics, at the National Institute of Justice, where Dr. Chaski held the first Visiting Research Fellowship in the Office of Science and Technology, Investigative and Forensic Sciences Division.
Forensic Case Work
Dr. Chaski provides assistance in cases involving:
Dr Chaski is director of the Institute for Linguistic Evidence.
The Institute for Linguistic Evidence validates reliable document authentication techniques, identifies and rebuts junk science techniques, and provides assistance to investigators and attorneys in criminal and civil trials whenever the authorship of any document - a suicide note, threatening letter, patent brief, licensing examination essay, anonymous letter, ransom note, electronic message - is questioned or suspicious.
Dr Chaski and her fellow (ILE) associates are the only forensic linguists in the United States to have won government funding for their forensic-linguistic research.
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