chain of custody


chain of custody
The documentation showing the full process of acquisition, transfer, handling and disposition of physical or electronic materials.

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  • chain of custody — n. The order of places where, and the persons with whom, physical evidence was located from the time it was collected to its submission at trial. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000. chain of custody …   Law dictionary

  • Chain of custody — Evidence Part of the …   Wikipedia

  • chain of custody — In evidence, the one who offers real evidence, such as the narcotics in a trial of a drug case, must account for the custody of the evidence from the moment in which it reaches his custody until the moment in which it is offered in evidence, and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • chain of custody — In evidence, the one who offers real evidence, such as the narcotics in a trial of a drug case, must account for the custody of the evidence from the moment in which it reaches his custody until the moment in which it is offered in evidence, and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Fsc chain of custody — FSC chain of custodyThe FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) chain of custody (CoC) system allows the tracking of FSC certified material from the forest to the consumer. It is a method by which companies can show their commitment to the environment… …   Wikipedia

  • chain — I (nexus) noun act of coming together, act of coupling, act of joining, act of uniting, affiliation, affinity, alliance, association, attachment, attraction, bond, bond of union, bridge, conjunction, connectedness, connecting link, connecting… …   Law dictionary

  • custody — The care and control of a thing or person. The keeping, guarding, care, watch, inspection, preservation or security of a thing, carrying with it the idea of the thing being within the immediate personal care and control of the person to whose… …   Black's law dictionary

  • custody — The care and control of a thing or person. The keeping, guarding, care, watch, inspection, preservation or security of a thing, carrying with it the idea of the thing being within the immediate personal care and control of the person to whose… …   Black's law dictionary

  • chain of possession — See chain of custody …   Black's law dictionary

  • chain of possession — See chain of custody …   Black's law dictionary


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