Digital Evidence in the Courtroom

2010, Computers/Technology, Criminal Law and Procedure, Hein's Electronic Documents Reprint Series admin

A Guide for Law Enforcement and Prosecutors

Now essential to modern life, computers have also become increasingly important to criminals, who steal information, commit fraud, and stalk victims online. Even if a crime was not committed online, law enforcement may discover critical evidence from offenders’ digital media. For this evidence to be admissible, however, police must demonstrate proper collection and handling. In the courtroom, prosecutors must overcome the twin barriers of skepticism and lack of technical understanding. To help navigate this complex process, the National Institute of Justice’s technical working group of national experts prepared this special report.

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Original Published: Washington, D.C.; Department of Justice; 2007
Reprinted: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2007
Hein’s Electronic Document Reprint Series, Title #27

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