Student note: The documents were also admissible as third-party business records. While no representative of the stevedore testified as to the foundation for their introduction into evidence, the bills of lading were created in the agent's performance of its contractual duties and therefore were sufficiently reliable to be admissible without such testimony.
Case: K & K Enters., Inc. v. Stemcor USA Inc., NY Slip Op 07394 (1st
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Monday’s issue: Stipulations.