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Hearsay Exceptions I

Hearsay Exceptions I

Begin learning about the exceptions and exemptions from the rule against admission of hearsay statements for certain out-of-court statements, including discussion of the eight most important hearsay exceptions.

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The rule against hearsay typically prohibits hearsay, or out-of-court statements offered to prove the truth of the matter asserted, from being admissible in courts. There are a number of exemptions and exceptions to the rule against hearsay for certain types of statements. You’ve already learned about non-hearsay exemptions, which redefine certain out-of-court statements as non-hearsay. Today, you’ll begin learning about hearsay exceptions that allow certain out-of-court statements, which are...

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