Speckin in the examination of questioned Documents (1993-1995) · One year residency with Brunelle Forensic Laboratories in the identification and dating of inks (1995-1996) PUBLICATIONS Thirteen scientific papers and publications authored or co-authored including: 1)Obverse-Reverse Intersection of Lines, 1993 Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists and 1996 American Society of Questioned Document Examiners 2)Chemical Removal of Magic Marker on Photocopied Documents, 1995 American Society of Questioned Document Examiners 3)A Private Examiner’s Response to Ink Age Determination, 1996 American Academy of Forensic Sciences 4)Interpretation of Data Obtained in Relative Ink Age Determination Testing, 1997 American Academy of Forensic Sciences 5)How Do Forensic Chemists Detect ‘Record Tampering’?
, 1995 Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly, 1995 Virginia Lawyer’s Weekly 6)Technical Report with Case Studies on the Accelerated Aging of Writing Inks, 1998 International Journal of Forensic Document Examination, 1999 Canadian Society of Forensic Science, 1999 GFS Hamburg, Germany 7)The Detection of Mastic on Plastic, 1996 Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists, 1996 Southwestern Association of Forensic Document Examiners 8)More Forensic Solutions to Help Attorneys in Litigation, 1995 Michigan Lawyer’s Weekly 9)Chapter in Encyclopedia of Crime & Punishment, 2001 Textbook 10)Ink Dating Examinations, 2000 NADE journal 11)Impression by Traced Forgery, 2001 American Society of Questioned Document Examiners (co-author) 12)Response to Criticism of Technique Use in Relative Ink Age Determination, 1999 American Academy of Forensic Sciences 13)The Dating of Writing Inks through 2-Phenoxyethanol Using Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry: Advantages, Interpretation, and Limitations 2010, AFDE (co-author) INVITED SPEAKER Invited Speaker on the subject of forensic including the following groups and venues: · Michigan State University · American Trial Lawyers Association · International Association of Questioned Document Examiners · Medical Legal Consultants · National Association of Document Examiners · Canadian Society of Forensic Sciences · American Academy of Forensic Sciences · American Society of Questioned Document Examiners · Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists · Southwestern Association of Forensic Document Examiners · Medical Defense Attorneys Meetings · Wayne County Nursing Consultants · Various Insurance and Private Investigators Associations · Nevada State Bar Association · Gesellschaft fur Forensische Schriftuntersuchung E. (GFS) in Hamburg, Germany COURT TESTIFIED Testified in cases in Federal Court, Circuit Court, District Court, Union Arbitrations, licensing matters, depositions, House of Representatives, and the State Board of Canvassers in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington D. Also in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada; Monterrey, Mexico, London, England; Jamaica; Tokyo, Japan and Hong Kong.
Speckin Link to pdf version of Supporting Court Documents Erick Speckin, Dr.
Ink dating was also performed on the documents to determine the age of the ink using accelerated aging and rate and percent extraction methods.
The Federal Judge in New York ruled the methods were scientifically reliable and allowed the evidence to be presented to the jury. Valery Aginsky Link to text version – Judge’s Opinion Link to pdf version – Judge’s Opinion Please contact us if you are interested in the entire transcript or the preparation bundle and outline created by Speckin Forensic Laboratories to assist Attorney’s in this type of hearing.
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After a deposition, the Judge ruled the testimony by Erich Speckin and results we admissible.
The case settled before a trial testimony was required. Valery Aginsky Link to text version of Court Document – JJK Industries VS KPLUS Inc. Link to pdf version of Court Document – Order Denying Defendants’ Motion to Exclude the Testimony of Plaintiff’s Expert Erich J.The matter in involved the determining the source of anonymous letters that were sent during the litigation.Through the document examination it was determined that the documents were cut and paste fabrications.The DNA evidence from the envelopes showed further evidence of the sender.Fingerprints were also processed from the envelopes and letters.After submission of the forensic reports the client was awarded summary judgment in their favor.