Hearsay/Trial Preparation

In this assignment, you will prepare an essay on the hearsay rule and the rationale behind the rule. Explain the 4 main dangers of hearsay, and discuss 2 hearsay exceptions. Include examples.

Assignment Guidelines

Address the following in 900 words:

1-What is the hearsay rule? Explain in detail.

–What major cases were involved in the establishment of the hearsay rule? Summarize.

–What is the rationale behind the rule? Explain.

2-What issues exist regarding the hearsay rule? Explain.

3-What are the 4 main dangers of hearsay? Explain in detail.

4-What are the hearsay exceptions? Explain.

–Are there any hearsay exceptions that you disagree with? Why or why not? Explain.

Use at least 2 scholarly resources to support your arguments.

Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

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