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Rules of Evidence

Last Updated 07/21/14

Rule 101 - Scope

Rule 102 - Purpose and Construction

Rule 103 - Rulings on Evidence

Rule 104 - Preliminary Questions

Rule 105 - Limited Admissibility

Rule 106 - Remainder Of or Related Writings or Recorded Statements

Rule 201 - Judicial Notice of Adjudicative Facts

Rule 301 - Presumptions In General In Civil Actions and Proceedings

Rule 401 - Definition of “Relevant Evidence”

Rule 402 - Relevant Evidence Generally Admissible; Irrelevant Evidence Inadmissible

Rule 403 - Exclusion of Relevant Evidence on Grounds of Prejudice, Confusion, or Waste of Time

Rule 404 - Character Evidence Not Admissible To Prove Conduct; Exceptions; Other Crimes

Rule 405 - Methods of Proving Character

Rule 406 - Habit; Routine Practice

Rule 407 - Subsequent Remedial Measures

Rule 408 - Compromise and Offers to Compromise

Rule 409 - Payment of Medical and Similar Expenses

Rule 410 - Inadmissibility of Pleas, Plea Discussions, and Related Statements

Rule 411 - Liability Insurance

Rule 412 - Sex Offense Cases; Relevance of Victim’s Past Behavior

Rule 501 - Privileges Recognized Only As Provided

Rule 502 - Lawyer-Client Privilege

Rule 503 - Physician and Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege

Rule 504 - Husband-Wife Privilege

Rule 505 - Priest-Penitent Privilege

Rule 601 - General Rule of Competency

Rule 602 - Lack of Personal Knowledge

Rule 603 - Oath or Affirmation

Rule 604 - Interpreters

Rule 605 - Competency of Judge as Witness

Rule 606 - Competency of Juror as Witness

Rule 607 - Who May Impeach

Rule 608 - Evidence of Character and Conduct of Witness

Rule 609 - Impeachment by Evidence of Conviction of Crime

Rule 610 - Religious Beliefs or Opinions

Rule 611 - Mode and Order of Interrogation and Presentation

Rule 612 - Refreshing the Memory of a Witness

Rule 613 - Prior Statements of Witnesses

Rule 614 - Calling and Interrogation of Witnesses by Court

Rule 615 - Exclusion of Witnesses

Rule 616 - Bias of Witness

Rule 617 - Use of Closed-Circuit Television to Show Child’s Testimony

Rule 701 - Opinion Testimony by Lay Witnesses

Rule 702 - Testimony by Experts

Rule 703 - Bases of Opinion Testimony By Experts

Rule 704 - Opinion on Ultimate Issue

Rule 705 - Disclosure of Facts or Data Underlying Expert Opinion

Rule 706 - Court Appointed Experts

Rule 801 - Definitions

Rule 802 - Hearsay Rule

Rule 803 - Hearsay Exceptions; Availability of Declarant Immaterial

Rule 804 - Hearsay Exceptions; Declarant Unavailable

Rule 805 - Hearsay Within Hearsay

Rule 806 - Attacking and Supporting Credibility of Declarant

Rule 901 - Requirement of Authentication or Identification

Rule 902 - Self-Authentication

Rule 903 - Subscribing Witness’ Testimony Unnecessary

Rule 1001 - Definitions

Rule 1002 - Requirement of Original

Rule 1003 - Admissibility of Duplicates

Rule 1004 - Admissibility of Other Evidence of Contents

Rule 1005 - Public Records

Rule 1006 - Summaries

Rule 1007 - Testimony or Written Admission of Party

Rule 1008 - Functions of Court and Jury

Rule 1101 - Applicability of Rules

Rule 1102 - Title

Rule 1103 - Repealer