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IRS and the Spoliation of Evidence Legal Standard
Center for Individual Freedom via Real Clear Policy ^ | 06/26/2014 | TIMOTHY H. LEE

Posted on 06/27/2014 5:06:15 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen

---snip--- Stated simply, when accused parties fail to produce relevant evidence within their control, evidence which they are otherwise naturally expected to possess, our legal system allows and even mandates that unfavorable presumptions be drawn against them. So when some item of relevant evidence – whether documents, physical objects or data – relevant to an ongoing legal matter is destroyed, discarded or modified in some way, we presume that the missing evidence was unfavorable to that party and draw conclusions accordingly.

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1 posted on 06/27/2014 5:06:15 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen
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To: Kid Shelleen
Great discussion between Trey Gowdy and John Koskinen and this subject.
2 posted on 06/27/2014 5:14:05 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: maggief; WildHighlander57; LucyT; null and void

FYI


3 posted on 06/27/2014 5:16:12 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: 1rudeboy

Just one problem. The law doesn’t seem to apply to the regime.


4 posted on 06/27/2014 5:26:38 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Kid Shelleen

Evidently, the punishment for crime of spoliation is much less than the punishment for the crimes documented in the e-mails.


5 posted on 06/27/2014 9:09:40 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est. New US economy: Fascism on top, Socialism on the bottom.)
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