As a trial lawyer, I have seen my fair share of objections in court. One of the most common objections that I encounter is hearsay, which refers to second-hand information. The basic concept is that statements made by an extrajudicial third party cannot be used to establish the truth. This is a crucial aspect for lawyers to consider when preparing for a case, as it can greatly impact the outcome.
In this article, I will discuss the reasons why lawyers object hearsay and how it can be used to build stronger arguments and prevent the opposition from using rumors against you.