Category: -Rules of Evidence

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.
Supreme Court Order.

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Rules of Evidence

URE 416. Violation of traffic code not admissible. New. Limits admissibility of violation of some traffic code provisions. Effective March 1, 2006. Approved as an expedited amendment under Rule 11-101(6)(F). Subject to further change after comment period.
Supreme Court Order.

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Utah Rules of Evidence

URE 608. Evidence of character and conduct of witness. Amend. Changes rule to be consistent with changes to the Federal Rule.
URE 803. Hearsay exceptions; availability of declarant immaterial. Amend. Transfers Rule 803(24) and Rule 804(b)(5) to a new Rule 807 to reflect changes to the Federal Rules of Evidence.
URE 804. Hearsay exceptions; declarant unavailable. Amend. Transfers Rule 803(24) and Rule 804(b)(5) to a new Rule 807 to reflect changes to the Federal Rules of Evidence.
URE 807. Other Exceptions. Amend. Transfers Rule 803(24) and Rule 804(b)(5) to a new Rule 807 to reflect changes to the Federal Rules of Evidence.

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