Daubert & Frye Admissible Evidence

Daubert & Frye: The History Behind Admissible Evidence

The question of courtroom admissibility is a hot topic – and for good reason. Prosecutors require strong evidence to obtain a conviction, whereas defense attorneys are seeking a “not guilty” verdict, or better yet, the case dismissed. When evidence gets thrown out by the court, it’s a huge win for the defense.

When it comes to admitting digital and photographic evidence into a courtroom to be used in a criminal case, there are four criteria each piece of evidence must meet: accuracy, authenticity, originality, and relevancy. 

crime scene investigations

What is Photographic Evidence vs. Digital Evidence?

Photographic evidence consists of the images captured by an investigator or forensic photographer at a crime scene that indicate critical information about the crime. A crime scene photographer has the responsibility to preserve a scene and document evidence exactly as it was originally found, with no room for interpretation.

What three types of photographs are taken at crime scenes?

Forensic Photography: What types of photographs are taken at crime scenes?

Photography is the primary tool for crime scene documentation. Proper crime scene photography is a deliberate and systematic process. Its main purpose is to visually convey all aspects of the scene to someone who wasn’t there. To accomplish this, all crime scene photography consists of three basic types of photographs: overall, mid-range, and close-up.

trying out OSCR360

Part 1: OSCR360 for the Untrained – How easy is it to use?

(A 4 minute read) Part of my job entails creating marketing content for L-Tron products. Last week, the team asked me to stop by the office to learn more about one of our exciting new products: OSCR360. If you don’t already know, OSCR360 is a solution that allows users to take a 360-degree photo for use …

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