Washington, DC asked in Criminal Law for District of Columbia

Q: Can I press charges on someone who sent a zoom court call recording to another person who wasn’t involved in the case?

zoom court hearing recording was sent to someone who wasn’t the party involved. The recording was sent to me by someone who wasn’t involved and was sent to them by the person who was involved in the case.

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Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Rockville, MD
  • Licensed in District of Columbia

A: It seems to me, the appropriate party to complain to is the court itself, since the offense, if any, was a violation of court rules established to protect the court process. You (or your lawyer) should provide the evidence of the improper party's involvement in the hearing and recording of it to the appropriate administrative officer of the court, or to the judge presiding over the hearing.

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