West Covina, CA asked in Education Law for California

Q: Is using a telephone voicemail message as an evidence is legal in CA!!

I am using this for educational matter. A professor left me a telephone voicemail message. Then have dismissed me. I am currently writing an appeal and wondering if I can using and voicemail as an evidence

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Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: I am not aware of any prohibition against using the voicemail message as evidence. Wiretap recordings are prohibited because they are made without the knowledge of at least one party to the conversation, but a voicemail is deliberately and knowingly left on a recording device. It is the same as if they wrote you a letter, you could use the letter.

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