is a forensic document examiner and experienced expert
witness. He is a skilled authority in handwriting identification
and has completed almost 5,000 cases since 1990. Curt
has examined documents and/or testified in court cases
as a handwriting expert in all 50 states Washington
D.C., the Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Chile, England, Ireland,
Mexico, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Thailand, the Netherlands,
and New Zealand.
He has been a consultant
as a forensic document examiner for the #1 rated television show,
"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation", and has appeared as a handwriting
expert on CNN, CNBC, INSIDE EDITION, CBS, NBC, FOX, JUDGE ALEX and "TEXAS
JUSTICE". He is the co-author of "The Handwriting Analysis Certification Home
Study Course" and has been a guest on various locan and national television /radio
programs discussing handwriting and forensic document examination.
In addition to lecturing and teaching document examination, Mr. Baggett
has analyzed handwriting for over 30 years. He has been qualified
as an expert witness in various courts; Justice of the Peace, Municipal,
District, State, U.S. District, and Federal Bankruptcy.
and training in document examination and psychology
include the following: US Army, Military Police Officer's
School, B.A. and M.Ed. from McNeese State University,
Lake Charles, Louisiana, and postgraduate studies at
the University of Houston, Houston, Texas.
Mr. Baggett holds
credentials by the American Bureau of Document Examiners,
and by Ray Walker as a forensic questioned
document examiner. Dr. Walker's qualifications have
been affirmed in the Court of Appeals, Fifth District
of Texas at Dallas with historical rulings in his favor.
A leading authority in the field of handwriting analysis
and document examination, Dr. Walker is the author of
textbook The Questioned Document Examiner and the Justice
Curt Baggett's library
is extensive and includes literature on questioned document examination,
forensic handwriting analysis, and behavior profiling. Laboratory
equipment used for examination consists of a Stereo Star Zoom American
Optical 7x - 30x twin microscope; Micronta illuminated 30x microscope;
stereo microscope S/ST series; universal DigiScoping adapter; numerous
magnifying devices; protractor and metric measuring devices; Pentax
ME camera; Pentax macro 1.4, 50mm flat copy lens; overhead projector;
light table, and transparencies.