14 Mar 2018

Emojis as evidence in court

From The Panel, 4:50 pm on 14 March 2018
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The need to include emojis now in our official language, especially legal language, and have emojis translated, assessed by experts. Courtrooms around the world rely on experts on DNA, blood splatter, arson, handwriting, gun residue etc., so why not emojis?

The Panel talks to one of the co-authors of a report:  "The Emoji Factor: Humanising the Emerging Law of Digital Speech" – Dr Marilyn McMahon from Deakin University in Victoria, Australia.