Does your video have to conform to trial-ready standards of proof to have a meaningful impact?
While it is important for concerned citizens to understand how to document ‘bullet-proof’ video, in most cases even an imperfect video can have a major impact. Remember that it’s not always about taking the video to court and having to pass a strict ‘trial-ready’ standard of proof. Your video can help start legal proceedings, advocate for yourself or for someone else, raise awareness, and even trigger congressional hearings, without ever seeing the inside of a court room.
In today’s instalment, we will discuss how imperfect video can help in the criminal justice process.