Legal Question in Technology Law in Pennsylvania

instant messages

Are instant messages addmittable in court.

Asked on 2/23/04, 3:35 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Gerry Elman Elman Technology Law, P.C.

Re: instant messages

You didn't mention whether the court was Pennslvania or federal. In fact, there are slightly different rules of evidence in each.

However, the answer to your question is,in general, yes, provided that the proper evidentiary foundation is laid.

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Answered on 2/23/04, 4:00 pm
Donald Cox Law Offices of Donald Cox, LLC

Re: instant messages

Sure they're admissible - subject to the rules of evidence.

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Answered on 2/23/04, 8:54 pm

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