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A Witness That Never Lies

by Steve Linn

If you are a personal injury lawyer, then you’ve certainly experienced frustration while cross-examining dishonest witnesses. You may often run into scenarios where you are 99% sure a witness is not being truthful. If you have litigation experience, you are probably a veteran at reading body language and determining when a witness is not telling

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How to Find the “Smoking Gun” in Divorce Proceedings

by Steve Linn

Divorce proceedings are usually extremely contentious and stressful for both parties. The root of many divorce cases is found in the secrets that one spouse (or both spouses) keep from each other. In the “old days” before computers, an aggrieved spouse would have to locate hard copies of evidence showing that his or her spouse

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For Criminal Defense Lawyers

by Steve Linn

You may have heard the tragic story of Glenn Ford. Thirty years ago Ford was convicted of a murder he did not commit.  He served thirty years on death row before being exonerated of the crime. Two of the prosecutor’s star witnesses were “expert” witnesses.  One was the coroner who later admitted that he never even examined the body!

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Digital Evidence Breaks the Stalemate

by Steve Linn

I’m often asked what I view is the most powerful tool that digital forensics provides attorneys.  I could go through a laundry list of citations and technical jargon that demonstrates what I have been able to reveal from phones and computers.   However the real answer to this question is quite simple. The most powerful

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7 Most Wanted Items from Cell Phones

by Steve Linn

People use their mobile phones more than they use their computers.  They provide an incredible amount of information you can use in a case.  Here is a list of the most wanted items to get from a cell phone: Contacts – This can tell you to whom the person is in contact with and detailed information

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Think you deleted that file?…Think Again

by Steve Linn

One of the best kept secrets about computers is the way they store information. Here’s a brief example: Late one night you are home after a long day of work.  You may or may not have had a few alcoholic beverages.   You decide to write a letter to your boss telling her what a

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