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Recorded-Recollection Exception

Recorded-Recollection Exception

Definition

An exception to the rules prohibiting hearsay evidence for a recording of a person’s prior out-of-court statements if: (1) the recording was made when the speaker’s memory was fresh, (2) the speaker can no longer recall the matter well enough to testify about it, and (3) the recording accurately reflects what the speaker knew and remembered at the time the speaker made the original statements. This exception is sometimes referred to as the doctrine of past recollection recorded.

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