Tag Archives: Evidence

Destruction of evidence and private actors

The defendants in United States v. Folad rigged ATMs to spit out $20 bills whenever a $1 bill was requested.  They obtained for $600,000 pursuant to this scheme.  They were caught and prosecuted in the Middle District of Tennessee. The issue … Continue reading

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Uber Faces Potential Sanctions For Allegedly Withholding Evidence in Waymo Trade Secret Theft Trial

The battle to be the first self-driving car company has a new twist. Waymo’s lawsuit against Uber for allegedly stealing trade secrets pertaining to its self-driving technology was supposed to go to trial earlier this month, but has been delayed … Continue reading

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Text Messages as Evidence in Child Support and Divorce Proceedings

The increasing use of electronic communications, from Facebook to text messaging, has challenged our courts to determine what is admissible evidence in family law hearings. The Pennsylvania Superior Court has recently considered that issue in a criminal proceeding where text … Continue reading

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Q&A – When Your Photos Are Evidence

As a result of the recent unfortunate incident at the Reno Air Races, aviation photographers are wondering what are the laws and ethics for supplying images to the NTSB or other investigative body. Larry Grace, Chairman of the International Society … Continue reading

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Unimpeachable: 7th Circuit Finds Evidence That Sauna Was Used As Place Of Prostitution Inadmissible Under Rape Shield Rule

Like all states, Wisconsin has a rape shield rule. Under Wisconsin's rule, WIS. STAT. Section 972.11(2)(b), in civil and criminal cases involving alleged sex crimes, any evidence concerning the complaining witness's prior sexual conduct or opinions of the witness's prior… … Continue reading

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