Video as Evidence: Developing a Collection Plan – Mini Guide



This Mini Guide provides activists, investigators and lawyers with quick tips on creating a Collection Plan. Print it out and take it with you for easy access to key points collection planning. Read the full “Developing a Collection Plan” section here.

Developing a Collection Plan can help investigators and lawyers communicate their needs to frontline activists so the footage activists collect can better support a legal case. It is an advanced practice for activists who intentionally seek to capture video documentation to use as potential evidence for long-term justice and accountability. Collection planning can save activists and lawyers  time and money, and help ensure that filming efforts are targeted more likely to strengthen a legal case.

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