Electronic data comprises a large portion of discovery and provides efficiencies in searching and manipulating the data for further analysis.
An extraordinary amount of time is incurred in discovery asking for records that may not even exist, or asking for records that do exist, but the other side declines to produce records that were not requested using just the right terms.
When the Lieutenant on a television show--usually at a murder scene--says, "Get forensics in here!" the viewer knows what to expect.
Does your spouse have money tucked away that you are not aware of?
DENVER — The statistics are familiar: 93% of new corporate data is electronic and 70% will never be printed.
It was a cold and rainy San Francisco afternoon. I sat sweating in the conference room of a gritty skyscraper downtown.
The new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) became mandatory starting 12/01/2006. These modified rules were a response to the need to address the evolving predominance of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) in most all legal proceedings.
Forensic engineering (FE) practice is affected by the increased involvement of computer technology and computer-resident evidence (80+% and rising). This has a significant impact on most forensic engineering practice specialties. Specific recommendations and guidelines are provided to assist the forensic engineer in adapting his or her practice to this technology.
Question: When and how is an expectation of privacy predictable, and does this extend to joint property between husband and wife?
If your client has a computer, they need computer forensics. They may not know it; they may dismiss the logic; they may decline the service; but they still need it-every examination that I do emphasizes this truth. The computer has invaded our very existence, become a part of our lives, and is an integral part of almost every case.