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THE EVIDENTIARY VALUE OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS

Ivana Bjelovuk ; University of Criminal Investigation and Police Studies, Belgrade
Tanja Kesić ; University of Criminal Investigation and Police Studies, Belgrade
Marija Tasić ; University of Criminal Investigation and Police Studies, Belgrade


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str. 24-36

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Photography is admitted as one of the widely used methods in criminal investigation which has a significant evidentiary potential, but only if it is made according to special technical and procedural rules. Considering its great value in the collecting and examination of material evidences, in this paper it will be presented the review of application of photography in the process of proving the facts in criminal proceedings. At first, it will be presented the general legal rules on the manner of proving and assessment of the evidence in criminal proceedings, which are decisive in considering photography as evidence. The focus will be on photographs which are used or obtained by conducting evidentiary actions, such as witnesses’ identification and covert surveillance and audio and video recording and photographs which represent technical contribution to other evidentiary actions, such as crime scene investigation. Finally, it will be considered evidentiary action named proving by a record, under which the use of photography as evidence could be subsumed, with reference to relevant cases from the case law in Republic of Serbia.

Ključne riječi

photography; criminal investigation; crime scene photography; evidentiary actions

Hrčak ID:

252824

URI

https://hrcak.srce.hr/252824

Datum izdavanja:

31.12.2020.

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