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Rule 1002. Requirement of the Original


An original writing,recording, or photograph is required in order to prove its content, except asotherwise provided in these rules or by other rules adopted by the SupremeCourt of this State or by statute.



2011 Advisory CommitteeNote. Thelanguage of this rule has been amended as part of the restyling of the EvidenceRules to make them more easily understood and to make style and terminologyconsistent throughout the rules. These changes are intended to be stylisticonly. There is no intent to change any result in any ruling on evidenceadmissibility. This rule is the federal rule, verbatim.




This rule isRule 1002, Uniform Rules of Evidence (1974).