declaration against interest


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declaration against interest

as an exception to the rule against the ADMISSIBILITY of HEARSAY evidence, a declaration by a person who has subsequently died that he knew, when he made it, that it would be against his pecuniary or proprietary interest, may be admitted.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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"I don't think this amounts to an admission because for it to be an admission, or a declaration against interest, he must have explicitly admitted to the crime ofmurder, which he has not," he added.
I don't think this amounts to admission because for it to be an admission or declaration against interest, he must have explicitly admitted to the crime of murder, which he has not," Roque said.
'So this is a declaration against interest, it's an admission that they breached our Constitution and our existing laws and I don't think that just because they did this, they are off the hook,' he said.
Even if lawfully recorded, the tapes may be exempt from the hearsay rule although they could be admitted as a declaration against interest. It is important to determine the evidentiary rules in your State by consultation with an attorney.
circumvented where the portion of the declaration against interest
admission, but as a reliable declaration against interest. Id.
of a declaration against interest which the court held did not qualify
This is a declaration against interest,' presidential spokesperson Harry Roque Jr.
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Santiago, a former trial court judge, said Mercado's testimony was strong given that it was a "declaration against interest" and a "confession."

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