Dying Declarations

 
Charge: homicide, first-degree. M.O.: striking V on the head with a tire iron at noon on June 1. D and E were the only two present at the scene of the crime. One of them did it. At 12:55 V is dying and knows it. Before he dies, V says that it was D who struck him. At noon on June 2, E has a heart attack. At 12:55, E is dying and knows it. Before he dies E says that it was he who struck V on June 1. At trial the D.A. offers proof of V's statement, and D offers proof of E's statement. What rulings and why to timely objections to both offers?


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