The Chilean judicial procedures went from a written procedure to a hearing-based procedure. This change involved a new design for the trial hearing and, in particular, for the rules of evidence. The meaning of these changes is not yet well understood, making it easier for the survival of former practices of the written system within the new hearing-based system. This paper identifies on of them, which is the exclusion of parties as witnesses.
- party as witness,
- judicial reform,
- reforma procesal civil,
- declaración de parte
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