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Rule 402. GeneralAdmissibility of Relevant Evidence


Relevant evidence isadmissible unless any of the following provides otherwise:


?      theUnited States Constitution;

?      theUtah Constitution;

?      astatute; or

?      rulesapplicable in courts of this state.


Irrelevantevidence is not admissible.


2011Advisory Committee Note. 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.




The text ofthis rule is Rule 402, Uniform Rules of Evidence (1974) except that prior tothe word "statute" the words "Constitution of the United States"have been added.