19-16-1 (Rule 801(a) to (c)) Definition of terms.
(Rule 801(a) to (c)) Definition of terms.
The following definitions apply under this
A "statement" is:
An oral or written assertion; or
Nonverbal conduct of a person, if it is intended by him as an assertion.
A "declarant" is a person who makes a statement.
"Hearsay" is a statement, other than one made by the declarant while testifying at the trial
or hearing, offered in evidence to prove the truth of the matter asserted.
Supreme Court Rule 78-2, Rule 801 (a) to (c).