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The Definition of Hearsay and the Federal Rules Part 2: Statements and What They Assert

This lesson is part of another CALI lesson "The Definition of Hearsay and the Federal Rules." That lesson was divided into three parts for students who wish to cover the material in smaller modules. This lesson builds on material covered in the first module, "The Definition of Hearsay and the Federal Rules Part 1: Substantive Rules and Hearsay Dangers" and prepares the student for material covered in the final module, "The Definition of Hearsay and the Federal Rules Part 3: Hearsay Arguments."

In this lesson, the focus is on more difficult and controversial topics in the application of the hearsay rules and the definition of hearsay, particularly issues pertaining to implied assertions. This part 2 focuses on the typical resolution of those questions under the Federal Rules of Evidence.

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