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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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Character Evidence for Impeachment of a Witness – Arthur Best

April 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment · All Posts, Evidence, Lawdibles Audio

Evidence about a person’s character for impeachment purposes gets treated differently from evidence about a person’s character to show how he or she acted out of court. What are these differences and why does the law have them? When a party wants to show how someone acted out of court, using character evidence for that […]

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