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Video as Evidence: Stages of the Criminal Justice Process

This section of the Video as Evidence Field Guide explores video’s role in the criminal justice process by outlining the stages of the process and describing various standards of proof.

The Field Guide is drawn from conversations with attorneys, investigators, analysts, legal scholars, funders and our peers working on-the-ground where the violations happen, and will aim to improve the reliability and effectiveness of video shot as human rights documentation. Learn more at

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