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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.
Slideshow Handout ~ Evidence 4 -- Hearsay
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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.
Reading ~ Rule 801. Definitions
Reading ~ Rule 802. The Rule Against Hearsay
Reading ~ Rule 803. Exceptions to the Rule Against Hearsay
Reading ~ Business Records Exception
Reading ~ Rule 804. Hearsay Exceptions; Declarant Unavailable
Reading ~ Rule 805. Hearsay Within Hearsay
Reading ~ Rule 806. Attacking and Supporting the Declarant
Reading ~ Rule 807. Residual Exception
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