Evidence: Hearsay: Exceptions: Dying Declarations (U)

    • Dying Declarations—Statements Under Belief of Impending Death – in a homicide prosecution or civil action, a statement made by a now unavailable declarant is admissible if: the declarant believed his death was imminent (he need not actually die); and the statement concerned the cause or circumstances of what he believed to be his impending death.

  • Type of cases:
    • Federal: Any criminal homicide or civil case