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Let’s play a game. You’re the judge. Under the following facts, is the social media evidence admissible?
After obtaining a Court Order allowing him to obtain a criminal defendant’s Facebook records, the prosecutor files a motion seeking permission to introduce into evidence the following items:
- Screenshots of the defendant’s Facebook account
- Various undated mobile and online “chat” messages
- A bloody hands photo posted by another individual
So, which items were admissible?