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Evidence Keyed to Sklansky
Palmer v. Hoffman
Citation:318 U.S. 109 (1943)
In 1940, there was a train accident, the engineer of a train, who died before trial, made a statement at a freight office where he was interviewed by an assistant superintendent of the road and by a representative of the Massachusetts Public Utilities Commission. The statement was transcribed. The transcribed statement was offered in evidence by petitioners under the 28 U.S.C. § 695. They offered to prove that the statement was made in the regular course of business. The respondent’s hearsay objection was sustained.
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