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Hearsay Exceptions II

Hearsay Exceptions II

Continue learning about exceptions to the hearsay rule, specifically in cases where the declarant is unavailable as a witness and the catch-all exception.

Transcript

Under the rule against hearsay, out-of-court statements offered to prove the truth of the matter asserted may not be admissible as evidence in court, unless they fall under an exemption or an exception to the rule. You’ve already learned about non-hearsay exemptions under Rule 801(d) of the Federal Rules of Evidence, as well as hearsay exceptions under Rule 803, which applies regardless of whether the declarant is available as a witness. Today, you’ll be learning about the remaining...

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