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Lawyers need to get comfortable with digital evidence

Thursday, December 28, 2017 @ 10:56 AM | By Carolyn Gruske

Even though technology is all around us — from cell phones to computers to always listening personal digital assistants in our homes — it doesn’t mean everybody has an equal understanding of how digital information is created and stored and accessed, and that includes lawyers.

As the amount of digital data continues to grow, those electronic ones and zeros are playing ever-increasingly important roles in legal actions. Some lawyers who are either technology buffs in their personal lives or who have professional experience with cases involving...