Jurisdiction: United States United States

Evidence presented by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. With some exceptions, hearsay generally is not admissible as evidence at trial.

Source: Glossary of Legal Terms, United States Courts
Jurisdiction: New Zealand New Zealand

A statement made by a person other than a witness and offered as evidence at a proceeding to prove the truth of its contents.

Source: Glossary of Legal Terms, New Zealand Ministry of Justice