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Rule302. Applying Federal Law to Presumptions in Civil Cases


In a civil case, federal lawgoverns the effect of a presumption regarding a claim or defense for whichfederal law supplies the rule of decision.


2011 Advisory CommitteeNote. The languageof this rule has been amended as part of the restyling of the Evidence Rules tomake them more easily understood and to make style and terminology consistentthroughout the rules. These changes are intended to be stylistic only. There isno intent to change any result in any ruling on evidence admissibility.




The text of thisrule is taken from Rule 302, Uniform Rules of Evidence (1974). Presumptions incriminal cases are not treated in this rule. See Utah Code Annotated, Section76-1-503 (1953) or any subsequent revision of that section.