Nevada Witnesses and Evidence

Sec. § 51.035
“Hearsay” defined.


“Hearsay” means a statement offered in evidence to prove the truth of the matter asserted unless:

1.

The statement is one made by a witness while testifying at the trial or hearing;

2.

The declarant testifies at the trial or hearing and is subject to cross-examination concerning the statement, and the statement is:

(a)

Inconsistent with the declarant’s testimony;

(b)

Consistent with the declarant’s testimony and offered to rebut an express or implied charge against the declarant of recent fabrication or improper influence or motive;

(c)

One of identification of a person made soon after perceiving the person; or

(d)

A transcript of testimony given under oath at a trial or hearing or before a grand jury; or

3.

The statement is offered against a party and is:

(a)

The party’s own statement, in either the party’s individual or a representative capacity;

(b)

A statement of which the party has manifested adoption or belief in its truth;

(c)

A statement by a person authorized by the party to make a statement concerning the subject;

(d)

A statement by the party’s agent or servant concerning a matter within the scope of the party’s agency or employment, made before the termination of the relationship; or

(e)

A statement by a coconspirator of a party during the course and in furtherance of the conspiracy.
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Feb. 5, 2021