ESDA and the analysis of disputed confessions
I have described some of what happened in this matter in a lecture.
The analysis of the disputed confession of Paul Dandy was done in 1987; he was released on my evidence. See the Press cuttings.
'The Timing of Contested Contemporaneous Notes', 1990, Serious Crime Squad Enquiry, Law Department, Birmingham Unversity. Project Report.
'Forensic textual criticism', Midlands Association of Criminologists, (Birmingham, 1992). Conference/seminar paper.
'Forensic Textual Criticism', First International Conference: International Association of Forensic Linguists, (University of Birmingham, 1992). Conference/seminar paper.
'Clues and Opinions: Ways of Looking at Evidence', Third International Conference: International Association of Forensic Linguists, (Sprachwissenschaftliches Institut, Universität Bonn, 1993). Conference/seminar paper.
'Science, Forensic Science, and the West Midlands Serious Crime Squad', School of Chemistry Special Lecture, (Birmingham University School of Chemistry, 1993). Conference/seminar paper.
'Textual Bibliography and the West Midlands Serious Crime Squad', Literary Theory and the Practice of Editing, (The University of Liverpool, 1993). Conference/seminar paper.
'Panorama', 1993: Monday, April 12, TV Programme.
'The Murder of Carl Bridgewater', 1993: Tuesday, June 15, TV Programme.
'Crimestalk', 1993: Wednesday, March 31, TV Programme.
Note: there were more TV programs than that, I think about ten in all, plus numerous showings of film clips. I was too busy to keep a note.
'ESDA and the Analysis of Contested Contemporaneous Notes of Police Interviews', Forensic Linguistics, 1 (1994), 71-89. Article.
'ESDA and the analysis of disputed confessions: the case of Paul Dandy', One-day seminar in forensic document analysis, (Criminalistic Insitute, Prague, 1994). Conference/seminar paper.
'Clues and Opinions: Ways of Looking at Evidence', in Recent Developments in Forensic Linguistics edited by H. Kniffka (Frankfurt-am-Main, 1996) 53-73. Article.
'Forensic Textual Bibliography', Bibliography, Mystery, and Detection, a Conference of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, The University of Queensland, 8-11 July 1999.