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Hearsay—The “Words” of the Statement

June 5, 2011

To get us started on hearsay, here’s a quick thought:

In order to understand whether a statement is hearsay, it is absolutely essential that we understand what the statement is.  This means that to the extent possible:

We must know the words of the statement!

There’s a lot more to understanding hearsay than this, but it’s is a good starting point!

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