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Impeaching a Hearsay Declarant Who Does Not Appear in Court – Arthur Best

May 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment · All Posts, Evidence, Lawdibles Audio

How can an opponent impeach a hearsay declarant, when the declarant does not appear in court? Find out in this Lawdible. When hearsay is introduced against a party, that party may impeach the Declarant using any techniques that could be used against a witness who testifies live in court. For example, evidence of past convictions […]

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Hearsay: Truth of the Matter Asserted Questions – Arthur Best

February 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment · All Posts, Evidence, Lawdibles Audio

The standard, broad definition of hearsay is “an out-of-court statement offered to prove the truth of whatever it asserts.” The last part of the hearsay definition (“the truth of the matter of whatever it asserts”) is essential to understanding hearsay, but that part can be tricky for law students who first learn the hearsay rule. […]

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