Federal courts have tended to allow historical cell site analysis – which uses cell phone records and cell tower locations to determine, within some range of error, a cell phone’s location at a particular time – to be admitted in the form of expert testimony in criminal trials. In an article published by the American Bar Association Section of Litigation Expert Witnesses newsletter, Freeborn Litigation Practice Group member Alexander S. Vesselinovitch explores this topic. He writes about two recent federal court case examples, noting that expert testimony based on historical cell site analysis is likely to persist for the foreseeable future. The article, “Two Recent Decisions Allow Expert Testimony on Historical Cell Site Analysis,” was published Nov. 16, 2016.
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