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Forensic evidence may be inadmissible if police don’t follow the correct procedure

Evidence gathered by forensic procedures—whether provided voluntarily or following a court order—may be inadmissible in court if particular procedures have been followed.

Evidence gathered by forensic procedures—whether provided voluntarily or following a court order—may be inadmissible in court if particular procedures have been followed.

However, the court has discretion to admit evidence that would otherwise be inadmissible if court if there are exceptional circumstances to justify the admission of evidence.

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