The 'Double Feature' of Hearsay and the Confrontation Clause, Plus Coming Attractions
30 Pages Posted: 9 Jul 2010 Last revised: 13 Jul 2010
Date Written: March 11, 2008
The paper addresses the Rules of Evidence and the Constitution: How Do the Pieces Fit Together? Hearsay Law (Both Civil and Criminal Cases), The Confrontation Right after Crawford v. Washington (Criminal Trials Only), United States v. Washington: When is a Writing Not an OCS of a Person, So that Neither the Hearsay Rule Nor the Confrontation Clause Applies? and Forfeiture of Right to Object on Confrontation Grounds.
Keywords: Hearsay, Confrontation Clause, constitutional law, evidence, courts, civil procedure, criminal procedure, forfeiture of right to object, trials
JEL Classification: K14, K19, K39, K49
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