Exculpatory evidence is evidence in an investigation the proves the innocence of a suspected person or party. Inculpatory evidence is the opposite and proves guilt. Demonstrative evidence is evidence that helps explain facts, common examples are charts, graphs, videos, etc.
Exculpatory evidence is evidence favorable to the defendant in a criminal trial that exonerates or tends to exonerate the defendant of guilt. It is the opposite of inculpatory evidence, which tends to present guilt.
In many countries, including the United States, police and prosecutors are required to disclose to the defendant exculpatory evidence they possess before the defendant enters a plea (guilty or not guilty).Per the Brady v. Maryland decision, prosecutors have a duty to …