By Timothy Freeman and Thomas Robertson (September 5, 2019, 4:47 PM EDT) -- Many attorneys are not aware of the "Wayback Machine," but it can be an invaluable tool in litigation. As explained in greater detail below, the Wayback Machine provides a mechanism to view screenshots of websites at particular points in time that that can range from the recent past to many years ago. The ability to view content from websites that was prepared long ago, before litigation was contemplated, can be instrumental when seeking to impeach the testimony of witnesses at trial.
As an example, our firm, Tanenbaum Keale LLP, recently represented a manufacturing client at trial in a dispute that involved the...
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