hearsay


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hearsay:

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in law, material submitted to a judge or a judicial body to resolve disputed questions of fact. The rules discussed in this article were developed in England for use in jury trials.
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Don't mind that, senor," said Sancho; "I must tell you that my seeing her and the answer I brought you back were by hearsay too, for I can no more tell who the lady Dulcinea is than I can hit the sky.
Not more than one in ten had ever really tried it; the other nine had contented themselves with hearsay evidence and a peep through the door.
Afterwards he found that the vague feeling of alarm had spread to the clients of the underground railway, and that the Sunday excursionists began to return from all over the South-Western "lung"--Barnes, Wimbledon, Richmond Park, Kew, and so forth--at unnaturally early hours; but not a soul had anything more than vague hearsay to tell of.
It is more needful that I should have a fibre of sympathy connecting me with that vulgar citizen who weighs out my sugar in a vilely assorted cravat and waistcoat, than with the handsomest rascal in red scarf and green feathers--more needful that my heart should swell with loving admiration at some trait of gentle goodness in the faulty people who sit at the same hearth with me, or in the clergyman of my own parish, who is perhaps rather too corpulent and in other respects is not an Oberlin or a Tillotson, than at the deeds of heroes whom I shall never know except by hearsay, or at the sublimest abstract of all clerical graces that was ever conceived by an able novelist.
She uttered these words as if the gondolas were a curious faraway craft which she knew only by hearsay.
The movement is, properly speaking, a derivative from Nihilism--though they are only known indirectly, and by hearsay, for they never advertise their doings in the papers.
Yet those who approached Dorothea, though prejudiced against her by this alarming hearsay, found that she had a charm unaccountably reconcilable with it.
Some recent judicial authority appears to indicate a sputtering trend away from revisiting the approach to digital data pre-conditions to admissibility, but whether it takes the form of a revision of the rules for authentication, hearsay, or the implementation of a freestanding rule in favor of a more general and flexible concern for reliability remains unclear.
The petitioner's testimony that violence affected the election is hearsay.
Some senators also called the claims as 'pure hearsay.
US-based financial services industry advisor cloud solutions provider Hearsay Systems has acquired the technology and intellectual property assets of US-based mobile-first unified communications provider Mast Mobile Inc.
26 October 2017 - US-based financial services industry advisor cloud solutions provider Hearsay Systems has acquired the technology and intellectual property assets of US-based mobile-first unified communications provider Mast Mobile Inc.