State v. McNeil, 708 S.E.2d 590 (Ga. Ct. App. 2011)

Key Insight: Dismissal of trial for destruction of video tape of defendant?s traffic stop was reversed where appellate court concluded the lost tape did not rise to the level of constitutional materiality and was instead ?at best potentially exculpatory? and where there was no evidence that the tape was destroyed in bad faith

Nature of Case: Criminal possession

Electronic Data Involved: Videotape of traffic stop

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