Commonwealth v. Williams, 926 N.E.2d 1162 (Mass. 2010)

Key Insight: Where MySpace messages were admitted into evidence upon the testimony of the recipient which established that the messages were sent by someone with access to the alleged sender?s MySpace page but that did not establish the identity of the person who actually sent the communications, appellate court ruled the messages were admitted in error, but that the error did not create a substantial likelihood of a miscarriage of justice; conviction was affirmed

Nature of Case: Appeal of murder conviction

Electronic Data Involved: MySpace messages

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