Asubscribing witness?s testimony is necessary to authenticate awriting only if required by the law of the jurisdiction that governs itsvalidity.
2011 Advisory Committee Note.?The language of this rule has been amended as part of therestyling of the Evidence Rules to make them more easily understood and to makestyle and terminology consistent throughout the rules. These changes areintended to be stylistic only. There is no intent to change any result in anyruling on evidence admissibility. This rule is the federal rule, verbatim.
Original Advisory Committee Note.?This rule is the federal rule, verbatim. Statutory provisionsconcerning authentication of documents, such as, e.g., Title 78 Chapter 25, UtahCode Annotated (1953), are unchanged by this rule.