Mesa, AZ asked in Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Arizona

Q: Ex recorded a phone call between me and him for the police but he is a convicted felon is the recording inadmissible

Since he is a felon is the recording inadmissible or is it valid? Can police use felons to try to get things on you.

1 Lawyer Answer
Richard W. Noel
Richard W. Noel
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: do you know how many criminal informants are felons? And every jailhouse snitch is probably a felon. So the answer is YES. Felons are used all the time to help secure convictions. That recording CAN be admissible. But that doesn't mean it MUST be. An experienced attorney who knows the rules of evidence can review your case if need be and make a determination.

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