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Rule 1002. ?Requirementof the Original.


Anoriginal writing, recording, or photograph is required in order to prove itscontent, except as otherwise provided in these rules or by other rules adoptedby the Supreme Court of this State or by statute.



2011 Advisory Committee Note. ?The language of this rule has been amended as part of therestyling of the Evidence Rules to make them more easily understood and to makestyle and terminology consistent throughout the rules. These changes areintended to be stylistic only. There is no intent to change any result in anyruling on evidence admissibility. This rule is the federal rule, verbatim.


Original Advisory Committee Note.? This rule is Rule 1002, Uniform Rules of Evidence (1974).