Q: Can the DA use a audio in court with out the patries involved in the recorded audio. As a proof of a illegal crime
A: They'll need someone who can discuss the authenticity of the recording, how it was made, affirm that it has not been edited or altered, identify the voices of the people speaking, that sort of thing. The admissibility of a recording can also be challenged for other reasons, for example if it was illegally obtained.
The question is vague and could be interpreted several ways... but at the same time it would be unwise to post specific details on a public website. You should discuss this matter privately with your criminal defense attorney.
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