consonant statement

consonant statement

A prior declaration of a witness, testified to by a person to whom the declaration was made and allowed into evidence only after the witness’s testimony has been impeached.

? This type of evidence would, but for the impeachment of the witness, be inadmissible hearsay. [Cases: Witnesses 414(2). C.J.S. Witnesses ¡ì 781.]


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