Monday, August 24, 2015

What is Pretrial Discovery

Pretrial discovery is what happens after the charges are filed, and the parties exchange the evidence each side will use such as the names and addresses of witnesses and copies of all written statements, police reports, and copies, pictures, or descriptions of other physical evidence such as firearms, weapons, drugs (in drug cases),videos, tape recordings, etc. the prosecutor also has a duty to reveal any favorable evidence that can be used to show that the defendant is not guilty.

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