Voice Exemplar Law and Legal Definition
Voice exemplar refers to the type test in which a person’s voice is compared to the recorded voice to determine the authority. It is used in trials as scientific evidence.
The Federal Rules of Evidence authorizes voice identification. The requirement of authentication or identification as a condition precedent to admissibility is satisfied by evidence sufficient to support a finding that the matter in question is what its proponent claims. “Identification of a voice, whether heard firsthand or through mechanical or electronic transmission or recording, by opinion based upon hearing the voice at any time under circumstances connecting it with the alleged speaker. [USCS Fed Rules Evid R 901]