>From: "Michael S. Lorrey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > >Hearsay evidence must be corroborated by eyewitness testimony or other
> > >material evidence. Charges based solely on hearsay are not even
> > >indictable charges.
> > That is simply false. The only burden hearsay evidence faces is being
> > admitted into evidence in the first place. Once it clears that hurdle,
> > it can, it is given the same weight as any other admissible evidence and
> > absolutely *can* be the basis of an indictment.
>And as I said, hearsay evidence can only be admitted if it corroborates
>existing material and eyewitness testimony, and even then it is only
>admissibly under certain circumstances (deathbed confessions, for
>instance). As I saidk, without such evidence, hearsay cannot support an
>indictment. If you think different, show me a legal citation that says
Where *do* you get this stuff from?
If you want to learn what the law *really* is, check out Federal Rules of
Evidence, Rule 803:
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