Evidence-Wellborn SU2006 Outline

Court annoyed by blackmuns opinion in ohio v roberts

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Unformatted text preview: t. The general purposes of the Federal Rules and the interests of justice must be served by admission of the statements into evidence. Redundant with Rule 102. IDAHO v. WRIGHT [Residual Hearsay Exception Confrontation Clause Issues FRE 807] Facts: Wright and Giles jointly charged with two counts of lewd conduct with a minor under 16. Alleged victims were 5 and 2 years old at the time the crimes were charged. Older daughter told her dad's female companion, that Giles had sexual intercourse with her while Wright held her down and covered her mouth and that she had seen respondent and Giles do the same thing to respondent's younger daughter. Medical examination of older daughter revealed evidence of sexual abuse. Police and welfare officials took the younger daughter into custody for protection and investigation. Pediatrician, Dr. Jambura, examined the younger daughter and found conditions strongly suggestive of sexual abuse with vaginal contact occurring approximately two to three days prior to the examination. Procedural Posture: At the joint trial of res...
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