When Expert Testimony Is Required to Prove Allegations of Online Misconduct

December 4, 2018
For The Defense | Vol. 3, Issue 4

Types : Bylined Articles

Your client is accused of engaging in misconduct on the Internet. Does your opponent need to call an expert witness to prove her case?

In May 2018, the Pennsylvania Superior Court took up this question, an issue of the first impression in the Commonwealth, and concluded that the answer in some cases is yes.

This article highlights some significant implications of the Superior Court’s opinion in Commonwealth v. Manivannan and several other evidentiary issues that should be top-of-mind for practitioners litigating cases involving alleged Internet misconduct.


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