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Rule 1006. Summaries to Prove Content


The proponent may use a summary,chart, or calculation to prove the content of voluminous writings, recordings,or photographs that cannot be conveniently examined in court. The proponent mustmake the originals or duplicates available for examination or copying, or both,by other parties at a reasonable time or place. And the court may order theproponent to produce them in court.



2011 Advisory Committee Note. The language of this rule has beenamended as part of the restyling of the Evidence Rules to make them more easilyunderstood and to make style and terminology consistent throughout the rules.These changes are intended to be stylistic only. There is no intent to changeany result in any ruling on evidence admissibility. This rule is the federalrule, verbatim.




This rule isthe federal rule, verbatim, and is comparable to the substance of Rule 70(f),Utah Rules of Evidence (1971).