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Ad Hoc Committee on Rules of Evidence

The Ad Hoc Committee on Rules of Evidence was established by Chief Justice Rebecca White Berch on March 24, 2010.  See Administrative Order No. 2010-42.  The Committee is charged with comparing the Arizona Rules of Evidence to the proposed restyled Federal Rules of Evidence, identifying differences, and providing input to the Supreme Court regarding conforming changes. 

Rule Petition R-10-0035, filed December 20, 2010

Administrative Order No. 2014-65

 
Administrative Order No. 2010-42

 Agendas:

Agenda for 11-19-10 Committee Meeting
Agenda for 10-15-10 Committee Meeting
Agenda for 9-17-10 Committee Meeting     
Agenda for 8-20-10 Committee Meeting
Agenda for 6-18-10 Committee Meeting
Agenda for 5-21-10 Committee Meeting
Agenda for 4-16-10 Committee Meeting

Minutes:

Minutes for 11-19-10 Committee Meeting
Minutes for 10-15-10 Committee Meeting
Minutes for 9-17-10 Committee Meeting
Minutes for 8-20-10 Committee Meeting
Minutes for 6-18-10 Committee Meeting
Minutes for 5-21-10 Committee Meeting
Minutes for 4-16-10 Committee Meeting




 
General:

Rules of Evidence Side-by-Side with Proposed Revisions
Side-by-Side Comparison of State and Federal Rules of Evidence

Side-by-Side Comparison of State and Federal Rules of Evidence, including Comments and Notes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Federally Restyled Rules 101-415

 Federally Restyled Rules 501-70

 

Federally Restyled Rules 801-1103

     
Rule 804(b)(3), Federal Rules of Evidence

Judicial Conference Report - Rule 804(b)(3), Federal Rules of Evidence
Advisory Committee Report - Rule 804(b)(3), Federal Rules of Evidence
Text of Senate Bill 1189 (adding A.R.S. Section 12-2203, relating to evidence)





Subcommittee Reports:


Recommendations for Rules 103, 104, 201, and 301 (Committee Subgroup)
Side-by-Side Comparisons of Rules 103, 104, 201, and 301 with Proposed Revisions to Arizona Rules of Evidence
Evidentiary Presumptions
Recommendations for Rule 404 (Committee Subgroup)
Rule 404 Subgroup Report Follow Up
Recommendations for Rule 404 (Maricopa County Public Defender's Office)
Recommendations for Rule 407 (Committee Subgroup)
Recommendations for Rule 408 (Committee Subgroup)
Recommendations for Rule 410 (Committee Subgroup)
Recommendations for Rule 606 and Unassigned Rules in Articles V and VI (Committee Subgroup)
Rule 606 - Competency of Juror as Witness
Rule 609 Side-by-Side Comparison of State and Federal Rules of Evidence
Rule 609 Subcommittee Recommendation


Recommendations for Rule 611 (Committee Subgroup)
Undesignated Rules Memorandum for Article VII
Undesignated Rules Memorandum for Articles VIII-XI


Attachment to Undesignated Rules Memorandum for Articles VIII-XI

Residual Hearsay Exception Memorandum 

Residual Hearsay Exception Supplemental Memorandum

Former Testimony Subcommittee Recommendations

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

For general Inquiries regarding the Committee meetings, please call 602- 452-3528



Members of the public may attend the meeting in person.