Johnny Depp v Amber Heard: What is hearsay?
Keep reading for FREE
It is generally considered that a person is not likely to have the presence of mind to lie or give false statements during or immediately after a criminal act. If a statement is considered such an excited utterance, it might be acceptable as evidence.
A written statement may also constitute hearsay. An exception is business records and government records.
Hearsay is a testimony of documents quoting people who are not present in court.
It is not hearsay for someone to comment on something said by another witness in court, but if the statement occurs outside of court, then it may be hearsay.
A judge has discretion in sustaining or overruling hearsay objections.
While a judge can sustain an objection because it is technically hearsay, in practice, most judges allow it because a person can be cross-examined.
reading habits, gather your
remember what you readand stay ahead of the crowd!
Save time with daily digests
No ads, all content is free
Save ideas & add your own
Get access to the mobile app
4.7 App Rating
"Money does not guarantee success." ~ Jose Mourinho
MORE LIKE THIS
In times of uncertainty or fear, it can be especially daunting deciding whether a child should be exposed to a topic that is frightening.
I have been researching about the future of healthcare and how it would change over the coming years with the evolving technologies and the growing population. This context may be way into the future, but it is interesting to consider how space medicine can be possible, as you need more than a rocket to venture out in space!