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Rule 802. The Rule Against Hearsay


Hearsay is not admissible except asprovided by law or by these rules.



2011 Advisory Committee Note. The language of this rule has beenamended as part of the restyling of the Evidence Rules to make them more easilyunderstood and to make style and terminology consistent throughout the rules.These changes are intended to be stylistic only. There is no intent to changeany result in any ruling on evidence admissibility. This rule is the federalrule, verbatim.




This rule isRule 802 of the Uniform Rules of Evidence (1974), and is the same as the firstparagraph of Rule 63, Utah Rules of Evidence (1971).