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Hearsay

court statement
Frowned upon bc of unreliability- ppl can't go against accuser

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Exception of hearsay- dying declaration

Penal interest

Unlikely someone will die right before dying

Penal interest- why would 1 incriminate themselves if they are - bc true

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4 privileged parties that cannot testify against each other because of the relationship

If it doesn't stay private it it no longer has privilege

1. Husband & wife
2. Doctor & patient
3. Precise & penitent
4. Lawyer & client

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K

K

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Most important part of trial is what

Closing argument - persuasive
Prosecutor has LAST word - trying to show defendant guilty