By Gary Hunt for QDiscovery
Amended Federal Rule of Evidence 902, set to go into effect on December 1, creates a mechanism to authenticate digital evidence by means of a certification by a qualified person instead of by live testimony. My colleague Helen Geib discussed the legal ramifications of the amendments in her article Prepare Now for Upcoming Amended Rule 902. In this article, I discuss the technical requirements of the new rule.
The amendments will create substantial changes to collection and preservation of electronic documents. Read more here.
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