Silicon Valley Business School

Evidence: Hearsay
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  • Video ~ Evidence 4 -- Hearsay
Hearsay is defined in federal rules as a statement, other than one made by the declarant while testifying at the trial or hearing, offered in evidence to prove the truth of the matter asserted.

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  • Video ~ Hearsay
What is hearsay? This video discusses the principle that out-of-court statements generally cannot be admitted for the truth of the matter asserted.

  • Video ~ Non-Hearsay

  • Video ~ Overview of the Hearsay Rule
This video discusses the Hearsay Rule under the Federal Rules of Evidence and the California Evidence Code.

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