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  •  It's been awhile since evidence (1+ / 0-)
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    penguins4peace
    class, but I thought there was a hearsay exception (under FRE, at least) for public records made in the normal course.
    •  No, there is no hearsay exception for police (0+ / 0-)

      reports as to the elements of a crime or offense.  And the right to confront and cross examine cannot be avoided by a records doctrine.

      Patriotism may be the last refuge of scoundrels, but religion is assuredly the first.

      by StrayCat on Thu Apr 08, 2010 at 04:34:42 PM PDT

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