Hand Book on the Law of Evidence; A Concise Statement of the Rules in Civil and Criminal Trials Based Upon the Modern Law of Evidence, 5 Volumes

Hand Book on the Law of Evidence; A Concise Statement of the Rules in Civil and Criminal Trials Based Upon the Modern Law of Evidence, 5 Volumes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...of Proof; Unofficial Documents; Memoranda.41--Some doubt has been expressed as to the propriety of permitting former evidence to be proved by memoranda which create no present recollection as to the evidence itself on the part of the reporting witness, i.e., where his present power of statement is confined to identifying the memoranda as those which he made on a former occasion and then knew to be accurate.42 Certain courts decline to receive memoranda only identified and authenticated to this extent as proof of the statements of the original witness.43 The greater weight of authority, however, repudiates any distinction between the admissibility of contempora 32. Leggett v. State, 97 Ga 426, 24 S. E. 165 (1896). 33. People v. Hinchman, 75 Mich. 587, 589, 42 N. W. 1006 (1889). 34. Bennett v. State, 84 Ark. 97, 104 S. W. 928 (1907). 35. Smith v. State, 28 Ga. 19, 23 (1859). 36. Breitenwischer v. Clough, 116 Mich. 340, 74 N. W. 507 (1898). 37. Owen v. Palmour, 111 Ga. 885, 36 S. E. 969 (1900). Hut see Sloan v. Somers! 20 N. J. L. 66 (1843). 38. Lathrop v. Adkisson, 87 Ga. 339, 13 R. E. 517 (1891); Dwyer v Bassett, 1 Tex. Civ. App. 513, 21 S. V. 621 (1892). But see, Houston, etc., R. Co. v. Smith (Tex Civ. App. (1899), 51 S. W. 506. 39. Grimsinger v. State (Tex. 1902), 69 S. W. 583. The contrary has, however, been held in South Carolina. State v. Branham, 13 C. 389, 396 (1879). 40. People v. Curtis, 50 Cal. 95 (1875): State v. Hull, 26 Iowa 293, 297 (1868). See also, Poe v State (Ark. 1910), 129 S. W. 292. 41. 2 Chamberlayne. Evidence, 1.6961701. 42. Best on Ev. (Chamberlayne' 3d Amer. ed), pp 218, 219. 43. Yancey v. Stone, 9 Rich. Eq. (S. C.) 429 (1857): U. S. v. Woods, 28 Fed. Cas. No. 16,766. 3 Wash 440 (1818). neous memoranda in...show more

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  • Paperback | 520 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 916g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236615131
  • 9781236615138