Evidence-Wellborn SU2006 Outline

O doesnt matter whether they are true verbal acts

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Unformatted text preview: d the legal right to the property...his good faith doesn't protect him from his liability to the owner... Johnson has a claim against everyone except the rightful owner. Statement this is your corn...in a sense seems to being offered to prove the truth of the matter asserted. But it's the only way to prove the fact, that it was the defendant's corn... Verbal acts = legally significant facts as opposed to a statement of belief in a fact by an out of court person offered to prove the truth of the fact. Key!!! Shrik only interested in did he say those words...because if he said those words we don't give a rat's hiney about anything else... o Not worried about whether the words were true, just worried about whether he said them! For example, giving a gift = a verbal act. "This is yours" verbal act, different from saying that so and so said that "wellborn gave devenow a gift." o When you give a gift and say "this is yours" the words are merely accompanying the gift. Verba...
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2008 for the course N 483 taught by Professor Wellborn during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas.

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