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Rule 1007. Testimony or Statement of aParty to Prove Content


The proponent may provethe content of a writing, recording, or photograph by the testimony,deposition, or written statement of the party against whom the evidence is offered.The proponent need not account for the original.



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 isthe federal rule, verbatim. There was no comparable rule in the Utah Rules ofEvidence (1971), but the rule appears to be in accord with Utah practice.