State v. Holiday, No. 1 CA-CR 10-0698, 2011 WL 3819844 (Ariz. App. Ct. Aug. 30, 2011)

Key Insight: Court denied motion to reverse conviction based on state?s failure to preserve evidence despite defendant?s alleged express written request to do so where, because the contents of the audio and visual tapes at issue was unknown, evidence of bad faith was required and where no such evidence was presented; the court indicated: ?The record indicates that the officers were acting in good faith in accordance with their normal practices when the tapes were destroyed.?

Nature of Case: Criminal

Electronic Data Involved: Audio and visual tapes related to arrest, etc.

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