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HANDWRITING, evidence. Almost every person's handwriting has something whereby it may be distinguished from the writing of others, and this difference is sometimes intended by the term.
     2. It is sometimes necessary to prove that a certain instrument or name is in the handwriting of a particular person; that is done either by the testimony of a witness, who saw the paper or signature actually written, or by one who has by sufficient means, acquired such a knowledge of the general character of the handwriting of the party, as will enable him to swear to his belief, that the handwriting of the person is the handwriting in question. 1 Phil. Ev. 422; Stark. Ev. h.t.; 2 John. Cas. 211; 5 John. R. 144; 1 Dall. 14; 2 Greenl. R. 33; 6 Serg. & Rawle, 668; 1 Nott & M'Cord, 554; 19 Johns. R. 134; Anthon's N. P. 77; 1 Ruffin's R. 6; 2 Nott & M'Cord, 400; 7 Com. Dig. 447; Bac. Ab. Evidence, M; Dane's Ab. Index, h.t.

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When asked by Altantuya's family lawyer, Harshaan Zamani what happened after he was given the instruction, Ahmad said he went to see DSP Zainuddin and received a fax with handwriting on it that was confiscated by ASP Zulkarnain.
Despite the comeback of cursive handwriting in schools, there are some that did not do away with the classes.
"You can discover latent talents - slow thinker or fast-thinker based on the crests and troughs in your m's and n's; nurture creativity with round open 'I' dots which indicates a creative, visionary and child-like disposition; and boost confidence by stroking the 't's' higher." He said grapho-therapy deals with implementing purposeful changes in a person's handwriting over a space of 41 days, roughly the time it takes to ingrain a particular trait into the system as a whole.
One way around the devolution of this skill might be to extend the handwriting classes in primary school to two or three years, but that seems unlikely given the current turf wars between iPads and Chromebooks in schools around the country.
Research is emerging and up until 2012 there was little research regarding teaching handwriting to students at a young age; therefore, little is known about how handwriting is taught to young, developing writers (Asher, 2006; Dinehart, 2014; Graham et al., 2008).
Handwriting should be taught by all teachers of primary school students, from Foundation to Grade 6 (ACARA, 2015).
Cursive handwriting, or even just writing neatly, requires more cognitive effort than keyboard use and again that cognitive effort of doing something repeatedly makes it more likely that it will be retained quicker and for longer.
Innovating the manner in which handwriting is taught, the academy teaches children handwriting through a number programme at the age of four.
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The handwriting samples vary, with everything from elaborate calligraphy to just really clean lettering.
The only existing literature on the effect of visual impairment on handwriting indicates that impairment of specific ocular structures or eye conditions can result in specific handwriting difficulties (Arter, McCall, & Bowyer, 1996).
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