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Video Evidence: A Primer for Prosecutors

Date Published
October 2016
Author(s)
Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative
Publication Series
Publication Type
Instructional Material
Description

Video Evidence: A Primer for Prosecutors was developed for the purpose of educating prosecutors on the numerous sources of video evidence, the benefits of its use in court, and challenges faced by prosecutors’ offices in the handling of video evidence. A sample process flow is included as step-by-step guidance on the procedures a prosecutor may follow when preparing and handling video evidence. This process flow corresponds to a typical case flow, from receipt of evidence through the trial. The primer also includes a glossary of terms and list of recommended resources for further reading.

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