Hearsay and the exceptions in civil

On television, this exception is often referred to as "excited utterance," and while some statutes do use that terminology, it can lead to a misunderstanding. Spontaneity is the key factor in each instance, though arrived at by somewhat different routes.

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Howden, 73 N. Rhodes Co. However, when declarant is an unidentified bystander, the cases indicate hesitancy in upholding the statement alone as sufficient, Garrett v.

hearsay rule

Sometimes the fact that a statement has been, is itself the relevant question. For example, a statement made by a witness to a crime, as it happened or within moments thereafter, may be admissible as such on this ground.

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Hearsay in United States law