hearsay

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hearsay

Statements overheard and repeated, rather than personally witnessed.
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The documents submitted by plaintiff meet the business records exception to the hearsay rule.
(36) Shawn Moen, "Seeking More Than Truth: A Rationalization of the Principled Exception to the Hearsay Rule" (2011) 48:3 Alta L Rev 753 at 754, 755.
current mental or bodily condition exceptions to the hearsay rule were
This Article argues that the admissibility of digital data should be pre-conditioned on some affirmative showing of reliability required by the residual hearsay rule. (12)
(111) Five years later, in R v Mapara, (112) however, the Court apparently changed course by upholding unchanged the co-conspirators' exception to the hearsay rule, despite that exception's notorious capacity to admit highly unreliable evidence.
"[I]t is not entirely clear whether construction of a hearsay rule is a matter of discretion or a legal issue subject to de novo review." (1) "The circuits are also split (sometimes internally) on essentially the same issue in the context of ...
The rationale for admitting admissions has a different basis than other exceptions to the hearsay rule. Indeed, it is open to dispute whether the evidence is hearsay at all.
The hearsay rule and the Confrontation Clause are said to embody overlapping principles that spring from similar concerns, although it is well established that the two are not coterminous.