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Rules of Evidence

Restyled Rules of Evidence. Consistent with the restyling of the Federal Rules of Evidence, the language of these rules has been amended as part of the restyling of the Evidence Rules to make them more easily understood and to make style and terminology consistent throughout the rules. These changes are intended to be stylistic only. There is no intent to change any result in any ruling on evidence admissibility.
Supreme Court Order.

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Rules of Evidence

URE 0409. Payment of medical and similar expenses; expressions of apology. Amend. Prohibits expressions of apology from being admitted as evidence of liability for an injury. Effective upon approval by 2/3rd majority of both houses of the Legislature. HJR 34, March 9, 2010.

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Rules of Evidence

URE 0701. Opinion testimony by lay witnesses. Amend. Adds to the required grounds for opinion testimony by a lay witness that the opinion is not based on specialized knowledge within the scope of Rule 702.
URE 0703. Bases of opinion testimony by experts. Amend. Prohibits inadmissible data used to form an expert opinion from being disclosed to the jury unless the probative value substantially outweighs the prejudicial effect.
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