Context Matters: Emails In White-Collar Prosecutions

07.02.13  |  New York Law Journal

The use of electronic mail, or ‘email,’ as a regular means of business communication has had a large impact on white-collar criminal investigations and prosecutions. This article explores the government's reliance on emails to prove a defendant's guilt and courts' caution when reviewing email evidence that lacks sufficient context and corroborating evidence.

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