American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who makes a declaration, as an alien who has signed a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who makes a declaration; specifically, in law, one whose admission or statement, made in writing or orally at some former time, is sought to be offered in evidence. Such declarations, even though made by a stranger to the litigation, are received in several classes of cases: as, for instance, to prove a fact of pedigree, or when made in the course of duty by a person since deceased, or against the interest of the declarant.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Law) One who declares.
“The purpose of the oath and the bible is just to solemnize the occasion and remind the declarant of his obligation to tell the truth.”
“Only statements that are testimonial make the absent declarant a”
“Did the conspiracy include the declarant, Mike Martin?”
“For the exception to apply, a conspiracy must involve both the declarant and the defendant against whom the statement is offered.”
“Only statements that are testimonial make the absent declarant a "witness" within the meaning of the Confrontation Clause (see id.).”
“In recent years, however, prosecutors-sometimes with the blessing of courts-have argued that when proving the existence of a "conspiracy" to justify admission of evidence under the Exception, they need show only that the declarant and the defendant were "coventurers" with a common purpose, not an illegal purpose.”
“To adhere to the historical definition of the Coconspirator Exception to the Hearsay Rule, prosecutors should stop arguing that the conspiracy joined by the declarant and defendant may include purely lawful conduct, and courts encountering such arguments should reject them, lest they find themselves conducting new trials after the Sixth Amendment rights of convicted defendants find vindication on appeal.”
““I dinna ken,” blubbered the astonished declarant.”
“The case also shows that the mask and the declarant as a talisman for both suspect and co-defendant had value.”
“The violence and threats which the declarant would be made by [suspect], not totally fit with the image of [suspect] is obtained from the reporting of the Council for the Child.”
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