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hearsay

Statements overheard and repeated, rather than personally witnessed.

hearsay,

n 1. the testimony given by a witness who relates not what is known personally but what others have stated.
n 2. the evidence that does not derive its value solely from the credit of the witness, but rests mainly on the veracity and competency of other persons and is admitted in court only in specified cases, from necessity.
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156) Rule 901's authentication regime fails to address even minimal standards of digital data testability and reliability, and so the search for reliability inevitably leads the bench and bar to the hearsay rules and exceptions embodied in Rules 806 and 807.
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Many states' rules of evidence closely mirror the federal rules, but not all include such an explicit definition and hearsay exception.
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Hence, given our desire for uniformity in the standards for knowledge across cases, evidentiary exclusions like hearsay are useful tools for limiting the variability in justification.