Thursday, November 12, 2009

She may walk in beauty, like the night…but don’t text it

Technology is no stranger to alternative forms of procreation, see here and here, but now neither is it a stranger in the courtroom.  Although this stranger is not tall, dark, and handsome, it is landing people in hot water nonetheless.  Family lawyers are now using incriminating phone text messages as evidence of marital infidelity or bad parenting to achieve favorable settlement or court outcomes, instead of hiring private investigators or decoys.  Read more here.     

 

MR

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This really isn't anything new. The article is quite weak - text messages are about the same as emails. What's the big deal?

Posted by: BL | Nov 12, 2009 9:01:46 AM

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