Category Archives: Trial – Evidence

Justice File management in the Information age

DEA Gets Lawsuit Dismissed Because It Couldn’t Cope With Two Terabytes Of Evidence | Techdirt. 28 August 2012 This post is not so much about the case above than a more general comment on managing files at trial in complex … Continue reading

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Work starts to reverse ban on using intercept evidence in criminal trials | Law | The Guardian

Work starts to reverse ban on using intercept evidence in criminal trials | Law | The Guardian. 17 May 2010 The UK contemplates allowing intercepted data to be admissible for evidence at trial. Two issues with potential waiver of this … Continue reading

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Google search in court

In the story below, I am troubled by two things: – the assumption that a diversity of items being available proves that each of them are rarer to come by (here a yellow hat). How a Google search can help … Continue reading

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Reliability of data

An interesting analysis of facts about the posting on YouTUbe of a video where a young man was attacked by a group of young women. The bloggers apparently questioned the reliability of the video and some thought it was a … Continue reading

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Proof of writing in digital format – France

The implications for cybercrime are obvious, but the case by the French Supreme Court is interesting. It deals with a private law issue, where proof was needed that an e-mail has been sent by the social security services. The Court … Continue reading

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