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1.245 documents for dying declaration case law
  • ... and its Attorney General, seeking a declaration that the ban is, on its face, unconstitutional. ...v. Casey, 505 U. S. 833 , and Cruzan v. Director, Mo. ... Members in Support of Physician-Assisted Dying by Katrin E. Frank, Robert A. Free, and Kathleen ...

  • ... who give testimony against them, except in cases where an exception to the confrontation right was ... the brink of death and aware that they were dying. Pp. 7-11. . . (c) Not only was California's ...6, 62. The first of these were declarations made by a speaker who was both on the brink of ...

  • ... against the United States, except in Cases of Impeachment. . Commander-in-Chief . ... is none the less a war, although the declaration of it be ' unilateral .' Lord Stowell (1 Dodson, ..., to recover the estate of a relative dying intestate in Virginia, to sell the same, and to ...

  • ... Clause's text does not alone resolve this case, so this Court turns to the Clause's historical ...Zobel eds. 1965). . Many declarations of rights adopted around the time of the ...Dying declarations are one example. See, e.g. , ...

  • ..., as isbeing done in connection with this case, at the time the opinion is issued.The syllabus ...'s statements would have been admissible as "dying declarations"was not properly before it because ...

  • JOINDER—EVIDENCE—CONSTITUTIONAL LAW—ALLIED OFFENSES—SENTENCING: The trial court did not err in overruling a motion to sever offenses arising out of two unrelated shooting events: Crim.R. 8(A) allowed joinder of the offenses in one indictment; and the evidence of the offenses from the separate events was simple, direct, and sufficient to sustain the verdicts related to each event, whether or not the offenses were tried together. A murder victim’s statements to a police officer identifying his assailant were admissible as dying declarations under Evid.R. 804(B)(2) and under the common law: although the victim lived for another 12 hours, the evidence demonstrated that his statements had been made under a belief of impending death with no hope of recovery. The trial court’s admission of a...

    ... sentences and remand the case for resentencing, at which time the court  can ...

  • ... use the term human dignity when deciding cases about freedom of speech, reproductive rights, ... really took hold after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights stated: "All human beings are ... refers to a specific ideal of living (and dying) in a particular way. As one scholar explains, ...

  • ... his statements to the police as declarations of an unavailable witness against penal interest, ...Held: The judgment is reversed, and the case is remanded. 255 Va. 558, 499 S. E. 2d 522, ... excluding other hearsay evidence, such as dying declarations, whose admissibility neither the ...

  • A dying declaration is admissible as a common law exception to the hearsay rule, regardless of whether it is testimonial in nature, Massachusetts' highest court has ruled. The case stemmed from the murder of a woman by her friend's boyfriend. The victim called 911 in a panic after the boyfriend broke into her house and stabbed her 23 times. She told emergency personnel to hurry because she was afraid she was going to die and identified her attacker.

  • ... was incorporated into the Virginia Declaration of Rights of 1776 and from there into the Sixth ... bail, and may be able to use the backlog of cases to engage in plea bargaining for charges or ... It had also recognized the admissibility of dying declarations and of testimony given at a former ...

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