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Unformatted text preview: e significance of an offered statement lies solely in the fact that it was made, no issue is raise as to the truth of anything asserted and the statement is not hearsay. Example "The statement at issue is paradigmatic nonhearsay; it was offered because it contains threats made against officers of the federal courts, i.e. it contains the operative words of this criminal action! It was not offered in evidence to prove the truth of the matter asserted." KNOW THIS!!! KEY!! Example the words that constitute the offer, acceptance, or terms of a contract Example Certificate of insurance issued by the FDIC, as evidence of "the fact of the legal relationship of insurer and insured" Example ballots to show that votes were cast (not to show that a person voted for someone in particular) Example certificate of consent executed pursuant to a statute by the government of Panama, to prove that Panama had consented to the search of a Panamian vessel by U.S. officials SEE COMMERCIAL OUTLINE.
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