Q: What is the florida statue for the chain of custody in a criminal case?
A: It's a fairly complex answer for chain of custody, but start with Section 90.901 Florida Statute (Evidence Code). A good case to review is State v. Hampton, 44 so. 3d 661. You can find it on Google Scholar for free (just google the state v. Hampton, 44 so. 3d 661) if this link doesn't show up in the answer: https://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=17316192951486371234&hl=en&as_sdt=6&as_vis=1&oi=scholarr
State v. Hampton walks through the analysis of chain of custody as it relates to evidence in a criminal case.
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