Admissibility of Text Messages: Challenging Authenticity


A criminal defendant appealing his conviction on ineffective counsel and insufficient evidence to support his convictions challenged text message evidence. State v. Loye, 2009 Minn. App. Unpub. LEXIS 660, 1 (Minn. Ct. App. 2009).

The Defendant’s key argument at trial was challenging his victim’s credibility as the only witness to his attack upon her. Loye, 2. Judging by his conviction, this obviously did not work out well for him.

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