Grosdidier in Law360 - 9th Circuit Implicitly Affirms Metadada is not Hearsay

07/10/2015

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, following several of its sister courts, has recently held that machine "statements" are not hearsay and are, therefore, admissible evidence. United States v. Lizarraga­Tirado, No. 13­10530, (9th Cir. June 18, 2015). Lizarraga­-Tirado implicitly affirms a Ninth Circuit district court decision that also held that metadata, the information that computers generate automatically and store in files and databases, is not hearsay.

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