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Written by attorney Jorge Ledezma Flores | Apr 18, 2014

How to Admit the Medical Opinion Contained in an Autopsy Report If Author of Report is Unavailable

Are you prosecuting a homicide case and the coroner who examined the body of the victim is unavailable? The medical opinion as to the cause of the death of the victim contained in the autopsy report is made inadmissible by the hearsay rule. How do you admit the opinion as to cause of death?

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