Seminar ID: 100796

Admissibility of Text Messages at Trial

Presented By:
John Loringer

Attorney
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

You will Learn:

  • The basic concept of authentication of text messages under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
  • Why it is important to be familiar with the admissibility of text messages.
  • How courts have recently ruled on the admissibility of text messages at trial.

In this efficient 10 minute preview segment of our upcoming live webinar, “Admissibility of Email and Internet Evidence,” we will review general guidelines a trial attorney should be aware of when considering the admission of text messages at trial. In light of the significant increase in electronic messaging over the last decade, especially by younger generations, familiarity with basic admissibility considerations is essential for any trial attorney. We will look at some recent court decisions on this area as well as discuss the basic elements of authenticating text messages under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.