Assertion Essays

Chapter 2 – Hearsay & Exceptions to Hearsay Rule

Lee v R: Lee was indicted was on a charge of assault of Patricia Jones with intent to rob whilst armed. Mr. Calin gave evidence in a written statement stating that the appellant said to him that he fired two shots but during trial he said he did not recall saying that. The trial judge ruled that there was evidence from which the jury could conclude that Mr.Calin had made the statement. The statements made by Mr.Calin were of two…

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