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Evidence Keyed to Park
People v. Enskat
Citation:20 Cal.App.3d Supp. 1, 98 Cal.Rptr. 646 (1971)
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Enskat was tried on charges of exhibiting an obscene motion picture. The prosecution presented photos of portions of the motion picture and oral testimony describing it, but it did not offer the motion picture itself into evidence. The trial court overruled Enskat’s objection; he was convicted and appealed. Respondent states that as this moving image is unrecorded, it cannot be a writing and therefore is not subject to the best evidence rule.
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