Beware of Strangers Bearing Gifts – the Perils of Purloined or Privileged Evidence

As recounted in Virgil’s Aeneid, the gift of the wooden horse brought an unexpected end to the Trojan War. Sometimes, in litigation, gifts come with a price. Most evidence is derived through the legitimate process of discovery, yet evidence may also arrive in nontraditional ways such as the anonymous delivery of documents or the appearance of a third-party witness who offers a hard drive containing materials relevant to your case.

[Full Article at Los Angeles County Bar Association]