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Rule 302.?Applying Federal Law to Presumptions inCivil Cases.


In acivil case, federal law governs the effect of a presumption regarding a claimor defense for which federal law supplies the rule of decision.



2011Advisory Committee Note. ?The language 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 intendedto be stylistic only. There is no intent to change any result in any ruling onevidence admissibility.


Original Advisory CommitteeNote. The text of this rule is taken from Rule 302, UniformRules of Evidence (1974). Presumptions in criminal cases arenot treated in this rule. See Utah Code ? 76-1-503 (1953) or anysubsequent revision of that section.