The 'Double Feature' of Hearsay and the Confrontation Clause, Plus Coming Attractions

30 Pages Posted: 9 Jul 2010 Last revised: 13 Jul 2010

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Lynn McLain

University of Baltimore - School of Law

Date Written: March 11, 2008

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

McLain, Lynn, The 'Double Feature' of Hearsay and the Confrontation Clause, Plus Coming Attractions (March 11, 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1636284 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1636284

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