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On the issue of methodological, organizational and staffing for the needs of forensic linguistic expertise: traditional and current


The actual problems of the organization and methodology of conducting forensic linguistic examinations are considered. The analysis was carried out taking into account the tasks set by the Government of the Russian Federation to improve the legislation governing forensic activities in Russia. Particular attention is paid to the modern trend of opposing state and non-state experts. It is noted that the redistribution of the workload between state and non-state forensic experts in favor of the former entails an increase in budget expenditures on material and organizational support for the activities of state forensic institutions and an increase in the time for producing expert opinions. A reasoned opinion is expressed about the inadmissibility of functioning in forensic linguistic examination of closed methods that are inaccessible to experts, specialists and participants in the trial. Attention is also paid to the methodological lacunae available in expert practice, which must be filled with expert techniques based on scientific verified linguistic methods, and the position is substantiated that closed methods prevent verification of the correctness of the application of one or another methodological position by an expert. In conclusion, the conclusion is drawn that the publicity of expert methodological materials makes them available for discussion in the scientific and expert community, which includes constructive criticism aimed at increasing the level of objectivity of expert linguistic and psycho-linguistic research.


linguistic expertise, linguistic methods, typical expert methods, verification, limits of competence, non-state expert, organization of forensic examination, expert tasks, forensic institution

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