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:


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


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


Inconsistent with the declarant’s testimony;


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;


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


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


The statement is offered against a party and is:


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


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


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


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


A statement by a coconspirator of a party during the course and in furtherance of the conspiracy.

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