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NCJ Number: 30762 Find in a Library
Title: VOICEPRINT IDENTIFICATION (FROM CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS REVIEW, 1974 BY JON S SCHULTZ AND JON P THAMES - SEE NCJ-30751)
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: William S Hein and Co, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 43
Sponsoring Agency: William S Hein and Co, Inc
Buffalo, NY 14209
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS NOTE EXAMINES THE SCIENTIFIC CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING THE RELIABILITY OF SPECTROGRAPH IDENTIFICATION, AND ANALYZES THE EVIDENTIARY AND CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS PRESENTED BY THE ADMISSABILITY OF VOICEPRINT EVIDENCE.
Abstract: THE THEORY BEHIND VOICEPRINT IDENTIFICATION AND THE POSSIBLE SOURCES OF ERROR INVOICEPRINT IDENTIFICATIONS ARE EXAMINED. SPECIFIC OBJECTIONS BY THE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY TO CLAIMS OF THE RELIABILITY OF VOICEPRINT IDENTIFICATION ARE ALSO DISCUSSED. A REVIEW OF CASES WHICH HAVE RULED ON THE USE OF VOICEPRINTS IS PRESENTED. FINALLY, EVIDENTIARY ISSUES AND QUESTIONS OF SELF-INCRIMINATION, RIGHT TO COUNSEL, ILLEGAL SEARCH AND SEIZURE, AND DUE PROCESS OF LAW RAISED BY USE OF VOICEPRINT EVIDENCE ARE DISCUSSED.
Index Term(s): Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Criminalistics; Research; Rules of evidence; Voice identification
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