In this assignment, you will prepare an essay on the hearsay rule and the rationale behind the rule. Explain the 4 main dangers of hearsay, and discuss 2 hearsay exceptions. Include examples.
Address the following in 2-3 pages:
What is the hearsay rule? Explain in detail.
What major cases were involved in the establishment of the hearsay rule? Summarize.
What is the rationale behind the rule? Explain.
What issues exist regarding the hearsay rule? Explain.
What are the 4 main dangers of hearsay? Explain in detail.
What are the hearsay exceptions? Explain.
Are there any hearsay exceptions that you disagree with? Why or why not? Explain.
Use at least 2 scholarly resources to support your arguments.
Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.