A Tale Told in Ink


By Bryn Nelson
Staff Writer

June 5, 2003

«….As part of Wednesday’s 41-page federal indictment against Martha Stewart and her former stockbroker, Peter Bacanovic, federal prosecutors spelled out a case that prominently features a blue ballpoint pen…..»

«…Forensic document experts say the chief method of ink differentiation, known as infrared spectral analysis, has become a mainstay in court cases — especially in medical malpractice suits in which doctors are accused of adding comments to prior reports after the fact….»