Tienda v. State, 358 S.W.3d 633 (Tex. Crim. App. 2012)

Key Insight: On petition for discretionary review, Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed appeals court?s finding that state proffered sufficient evidence to establish a prima facie showing that social-networking webpage offered into evidence was authored by the defendant based upon sufficient circumstantial evidence to ?support a finding that the exhibits were that they were purported to be?; court?s opinion discussed proper procedures for authenticating evidence

Nature of Case: Criminal

Electronic Data Involved: Social Media Content (e.g., MySpace.com)

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