4th Circuit Affirms Use Of Cell Phone Lay Testimony In Robbery Convictions

(August 26, 2015, 12:31 PM EDT) -- RICHMOND, Va. — A federal court did not abuse its discretion in finding that testimony in a multiple robbery case regarding cell site location information (CSLI) from a phone company official and an FBI agent did not constitute impermissible expert opinions but instead was testimony from lay witnesses, the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held Aug. 5 in affirming the convictions of two men (United States of America v. Aaron Graham and United States of America v. Eric Jordan, Nos. 12-4659 and 12-4825, 4th Cir.;...
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