Gazaryan 2013 (†624)Gazaryan, Karen. "Authenticity of Archived Websites: The Need to Lower the Evidentiary Hurdle is Imminent" Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal 39:2 (2013), p.216-245.
- best evidence (p.244): Authenticity "by no means assures admission of an item into evidence, as other bars, hearsay for example, may remain." Conversely, the Best Evidence Rule puts an additional safety check in preventing unreliable evidence. Finally, even if an exhibit is eventually admitted the jury decides how much weight to give to any particular piece of evidence based on both parties' testimonies, and thus serves as the final arbiter of the evidence. (†1417)