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Rule 1007. ?Testimonyor Statement of a Party to Prove Content.

 

Theproponent may prove the content of a writing, recording, or photograph by thetestimony, deposition, or written statement of the party against whom theevidence is offered. The proponent need not account for the original.

 

 

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.

 

OriginalAdvisory Committee Note. ?This rule is the federalrule, verbatim. There was no comparable rule in the Utah Rules of Evidence(1971), but the rule appears to be in accord with Utah practice.