Rule 806. Attacking and Supporting Credibility of


When a hearsay statement, or a statement defined in Rule 801

(d)(2)(C), (D), or (E), has been admitted in evidence, the

credibility of the declarant may be attacked, and if attacked

may be supported, by any evidence which would be

admissible for those purposes if declarant had testified as a

witness.  Evidence of a statement or conduct by the declarant

at any time, inconsistent with the declarant’s hearsay

statement, is not subject to any requirement that the declarant

may have been afforded an opportunity to deny or explain.  If

the party against whom a hearsay statement has been admitted

calls the declarant as a witness, the party is entitled to

examine the declarant on the statement as if under cross-