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Nov 30, 2020

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! In today's episode, as part of our "Listen and Learn" series, we take a look at the differences between two highly-tested hearsay exceptions: present sense impression and state of mind.

In this episode we discuss:

  • What are hearsay exceptions and how to quickly distinguish between them
  • The rules for present sense impression and state of mind
  • Analyzing several examples from Evidence essays involving hearsay
  • The importance of considering each statement the declarant makes
  • Local rules of evidence versus federal rules of evidence


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