Prior Inconsistent Statement: 613 & 801 are intertwined

In South Carolina, a prior inconsistent statement is not hearsay if certain requirements are met. In order to get extrinsic evidence in, a proper foundation has to be laid under SCRE 613:

Under SCRE 801, prior inconsistent statement is not hearsay if:

In a recent S.C. Supreme Court case, the court discussed the issue of laying a proper foundation under 613 before allowing in a prior inconsistent statement under 801:


State v. Washington

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