Litigation Tip: The Best Way to Get Demonstrative Evidence Admitted at Trial

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I always want to support attorneys using demonstrative evidence and trying new things in terms of design and tech. Demonstrative evidence is pretty much any evidence other than testimony that is presented during the course of a civil or criminal trial. Demonstrative evidence includes actual evidence (e.g., a set of bloody gloves from a murder scene) and illustrative evidence (e.g., photographs and charts showing the scene). Both types of demonstrative evidence are admissible depending on the foundation you lay. This post provides a primer on demonstrative evidence and shares advice on how to overcome objections to getting important demonstratives into evidence.

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