Capturing and Utilizing Social Media as Evidence

March 9, 2022

March 9, 2022
90-minute presentation

12:00 p.m. EDT

This course discusses the challenges that juvenile court prosecutors face getting social media evidence admitted at adjudication. Prosecutors will learn about different sources and methods for accessing digital evidence.  Specifics will be taught on how to authenticate social media evidence and how to deal with hearsay objections concerning social media.

Presented by: 

Robert Kline

Robert is a prosecutor with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. He has been with the office since 2007 and is currently a Trial Supervisor in the Juvenile Division. In addition to handling murder and violent crimes prosecutions, Robert onboards new prosecutors to the division and works with a partner to produce the division’s training schedule. In addition to his work with Cook County, Robert is also a faculty member for the Illinois Juvenile Prosecutors’ Institute.

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Continuing Legal Education Credits: 1.5 hours

NDAA has applied for CLE in Alabama, California, Illinois, Kansas, North Carolina, New Jersey, and Oklahoma.

Zoom will log each attendee’s “time in session” for the webinar. All attendees who sign into the webinar and complete the session will be sent a copy of the PowerPoint presentation, speaker biography, and a Uniform CLE Certificate from NDAA staff following the event.

Attendees must self-submit this course for approval in their home state. All attorneys are responsible for any fees associated with CLE filing. Attorneys seeking CLE credit should contact their state bar associations for more information.  General questions or additional information regarding CLE credit can be directed to Senior Project Coordinator, Courtney Jan at 


Please contact Senior Attorney, Rachel Larsen.

If you are a state’s attorney or assistant district attorney working in juvenile court, you will automatically be joined to NDAA’s national listserv of prosecutors working in juvenile court.  You will receive training updates, federal juvenile law updates, and juvenile court trends and best practices posts about twice a month.  We can only add you to the listserv if you included your official state or county email address and designated yourself as a prosecutor at registration.  You can opt out of the group at any time.

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