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Linglestown celebrating 250 years with a home and garden tour

May 13, 2015

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The Dauphin County community of Linglestown marks its 250th anniversary this year, and part of the celebration will feature a home and garden tour of 12 properties on June 28 from 1 to 5 p.m.

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'Flash'/'Arrow' Spin-Off 'Legends of Tomorrow' Puts DC Further on the Doorstep of Marvel than Ever

May 7, 2015

While at first a nearly confirmed rumor, it’s now been made official that The CW is moving forward with its spin-off of The Flash and Arrow, now titled Legends of Tomorrow. Per EW, the series stars Ar…

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David Letterman on leaving late night: 'I'll miss it, desperately'

April 29, 2015

Картинки по запросу "I'm 68," he continues. "If I was 38, I'd probably still be wanting to do the show. When Jay [Leno] was on, I felt like Jay and I [were] contemporaries. ... I thought, this is still viable -- an older guy in a suit. And then he left, and I suddenly was surrounded by the Jimmys." Letterman's successor, Stephen Colbert, is scheduled to take the reins later this year. Letterman said he was not part of the decision to hire Colbert as his replacement , but certainly held opinions about who should take over and was initially miffed that CBS didn't consult him. "I always thought Jon Stewart would have been a good choice," he tells the Times. "And then Stephen. And then I thought, well, maybe this will be a good opportunity to put a black person on, and it would be a good opportunity to put a woman on. Because there are certainly a lot of very funny women that have television shows everywhere. So that would have made sense to me as well."?trackid=sp-006On May 20, David Letterman will sign off from "The Late Show" for the final time after 33 years in late night, and no one is sadder about him leaving than Letterman himself.

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Does US military law report help IDF with ICC against alleged Gaza war crimes?

April 28, 2015

Israeli soldiers cross the Gaza border back to Israel early morning after a combat mission in Gaza

As June 29, the day when the UN is expected to issue its delayed report on alleged war crimes during the summer war in Gaza approaches, every opinion on the issue could impact how the International …

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EU to announce anti-trust charges against Gazprom

April 20, 2015

euEU regulators will announce on Wednesday anti-trust charges against Russia energy giant Gazprom, sources close to the matter told AFP, in a move that risks inflaming tensions with the Kremlin.

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How emails can be Used in Court as Evidence

November 7, 2012

Emails are a highly effective way to present evidence in court. While it might seem to be a very casual and informal way of communication, the information passed through email could contain information that is highly relevant and important to a case in all types of legal cases, criminal,divorce and immigration to name a few. There are both benefits and drawbacks for lawyers to attempt to use emails are solid evidence during court cases. The benefits include the personal messages that can reveal the truth about the situation. The drawbacks include that since no signature is present, it could be debatable who actually wrote the email. Despite the controversy, email messages are a modern way to use communication as evidence in a court of law. Emails are a highly effective way to present evidence in court. While it might seem to be a very casual and informal way of communication, the information passed through email could contain information that is highly relevant and important to a case in all types of legal cases, criminal,divorce and immigration to name a few. There are both benefits and drawbacks for lawyers to attempt to use emails are solid evidence during court cases. The benefits include the personal messages that can reveal the truth about the situation. The drawbacks include that since no signature is present, it could be debatable who actually wrote the email. Despite the controversy, email messages are a modern way to use communication as evidence in a court of law. 

The benefit to presenting emails as evidence in court is that the messages passed by email by the parties in question are most likely communicating very candidly about their feelings about the subject. They are more likely to reveal factual information than the story that they are telling to the police, their attorney or the court room. While it may seem like insignificant banter between two people, it may reveal the truth about events or situations in question during a court case. For example, an immigration lawyer might be presented with a case in which a couple is believed to be faking a marriage in order for one of the parties to obtain a green card. In this situation, the emails that both parties are writing to either each other or to outside parties might reveal the marriage as a sham. Email correspondence can be very useful in a court of law. 

The drawback to presenting email documents as evidence is validity. While it take a password to enter someone's email account, passwords as easily obtained and therefore someone other than the indicated sender might have drafted and sent the email. It could be very easy for someone with sinister intentions to log onto and create an email that might suggest that the person I question relayed information that they did not. As there is no original signature on an email document, it is less valid than a hand written document or even one that was signed. 

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