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0 Replies and 568 Views R-20-0029 Rules of Evidence - Perjury Laws must be Enforced Started by  Martin Lynch Please amend Rules of Evidence to ensure complaints of Perjury are investigated and prosecuted. The Rules must be mandatory for all Civil and Criminal Courts. The justice system cannot function without truth in the courtroom. No evidence can be found that the perjury statutes per ARS 13 Chapter 27 are being enforced. False evidence leads to injustice and excessive litigation. Please do not forget details such as 18 USC 1622 'Subornation of Perjury' or suppressing excu...
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13 Jan 2020 04:19 PM
0 Replies and 558 Views R-20-0023 Petition to Amend Rule 404 of the Rules of Evidence Started by  Barbara BARBARA LAWALL PIMA COUNTY ATTORNEY 32 N. Stone, 8th Floor Tucson, AZ 85701 Telephone: (520) 724-5600 State Bar No. 004906 Law Firm No. 69000 Barbara.LaWallpcao.pima.gov Would add a new Ariz. R. Evid. 404(d) making other crimes of domestic violence admissible in a prosecution for domestic violence Filed January 10, 2020. Comment must be submitted on or before May 1, 2020. Replies must be submitted on ...
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10 Jan 2020 03:29 PM
0 Replies and 493 Views R-20-0011 Petition to Amend Rule 404(b), Arizona Rules of Evidence Started by  Hon. Sara J. Agne Sara J. Agne Co-Chair, Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence Judge, Arizona Superior Court 3131 W. Durango Street Phoenix, AZ 85009 Telephone: 602-506-8288 Facsimile: 602-372-5817 Maria Elena Cruz Co-Chair, Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals Division One State Courts Building 1501 West Was...
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09 Jan 2020 04:02 PM
0 Replies and 3005 Views R-18-0041 Petition to Amend Rule 807, Arizona Rules of Evidence   Started by  Allyson Flanagan Mark W. Armstrong Co-Chair, Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence Staff Attorney, Arizona Supreme Court Superior Court Judge (Ret.) 1501 W. Washington, Suite 415 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3231 Telephone: (602) 452-3387 Facsimile: (602) 452-3482 Samuel A. Thumma Co-Chair, Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence Judge,...
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18 Dec 2018 03:44 PM
2 Replies and 35343 Views R-18-0008 Petition to Amend Arizona Rules of Evidence 1001, 1002, 1004, 1006, 1007, 1008; Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure 15.1, 15.2, 15.3; Arizona Rules of Procedure for Juvenile Court 16, 44, 73; and Arizona Rule of Procedure for Eviction Actions 10   Started by  Jennifer Albright Filed on behalf of Petitioner Samuel A. Thumma, Chair; Task Force on Court Management of Digital Evidence Address: 1501 W. Washington Street, Ste 410, Phoenix, Az 85007 Phone: 602-452-6700 Fax: 602-452-3480 Email: jalbrightcourts.az.gov Petition to amend rules of evidence to expressly reference digital evidence and various rules of procedure to specifically address disclosure of electronically stored information. Filed: January 10, 2018. ...
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by  Jennifer AlbrightJump to last post
15 Jun 2018 09:19 AM
1 Replies and 8176 Views R-18-0003 Arizona Rule of Evidence 807   Started by  Mark Armstrong Petition to Amend Arizona Rule of Evidence 807 to conform to pending amendment of Federal Rule of Evidence 807. Mark W. Armstrong Co-Chair, Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence Staff Attorney, Arizona Supreme Court Superior Court Judge (Ret.) 1501 W. Washington, Suite 415 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3231 Telephone: (602) 452-3387 Samuel A. Thumma Co-Chair, Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence Judge, Arizona Cou...
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by  State Bar of ArizonaJump to last post
21 May 2018 03:55 PM
1 Replies and 20175 Views R-17-0003 Petition to Amend Arizona Rules of Evidence 803(16) and 902   Started by  Mark Armstrong Mark W. Armstrong Co-Chair, Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence Staff Attorney, Arizona Supreme Court Superior Court Judge (Ret.) 1501 W. Washington, Suite 415 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3231 Telephone: (602) 452-3387 Facsimile: (602) 452-3482 Samuel A. Thumma Co-Chair, Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence Vice Chief Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals ...
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by  State Bar of ArizonaJump to last post
22 May 2017 03:21 PM
0 Replies and 11309 Views R-17-0004 Petition to Amend Arizona Rules of Evidence 801 and 804   Started by  Mark Armstrong Mark W. Armstrong Co-Chair, Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence Staff Attorney, Arizona Supreme Court Superior Court Judge (Ret.) 1501 W. Washington, Suite 415 Phoenix, AZ 85007-3231 Telephone: (602) 452-3387 Facsimile: (602) 452-3482 Samuel A. Thumma Co-Chair, Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence Vice Chief Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals ...
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06 Jan 2017 02:07 PM
2 Replies and 12990 Views R-14-0002 Petition to Amend Rules 801(d)(1)(B) and 803(6)-(8), Arizona Rules of Evidence   Started by  Anonymous R-14-0002 Petition to Amend Rules 801(d)(1)(B) and 803(6)-(8), Arizona Rules of Evidence Would conform the Arizona rules to pending amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence Petitioners: Mark W. Armstrong Co-Chair, Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence Staff Attorney, Arizona Supreme Court Superior Court Judge (Ret.) 1501 W. Washington, Suite 415 Phoenix, AZ ...
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20 Jun 2014 01:53 PM
2 Replies and 12327 Views R-12-0034 Arizona Rule of Evidence 803(10)   Started by  Anonymous Petition to Amend Arizona Rule of Evidence 803(10) Would align the rule with a proposed amendment to the federal rule, adopting a “notice-and-demand” procedure that would require production of the person who prepared a certificate stating the absence of a public record only if the defendant, after receiving notice from the state, makes a timely pretrial demand for production of the witness Petitioners: Mark W. Arm...
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by  SheilaPolkJump to last post
20 May 2013 12:59 PM
9 Replies and 12594 Views R-12-0029 Petition to Promulgate Rule 412, Rules of Evidence   Started by  Anonymous R-12-0029 Petition to Promulgate Rule 412, Rules of Evidence Would provide for the admission of medical bills into evidence Jack Levine, Esq., Bar No. 001637 7501 North 16th Street, Suite 200 Phoenix, AZ 85020 602.395.9000 levine2005aol.com Filed June 20, 2012 Comments due May 21, 2013. ...
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by  domanicoJump to last post
17 May 2013 06:35 PM
1 Replies and 12119 Views R- 11-0039 Arizona Rules of Evidence   Started by  Anonymous R-11-0039 Petition to Amend the Arizona Rules of Evidence Would amend the Prefatory Comment to 2012 Amendments, and Rules 608, 609, 803 and 804, Arizona Rules of Evidence Petitioner: Mark W. Armstrong Staff Attorney, Arizona Supreme Court 1501 West Washington Street Phoeniz, AZ 85007 Phone: 602-452-3528 FAX: 602-452-3482 e-mail: marmstrongcourts....
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by  mlandaJump to last post
18 May 2012 06:43 PM
13 Replies and 13708 Views R-10-0035 Arizona Rules of Evidence; Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure   Started by  Anonymous R-10-0035 Petition to Amend the Arizona Rules of Evidence and Rule 17.4(f), Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure Would amend the Arizona Rules of Evidence, as appropriate, to conform to the Federal Rules of Evidence and implement a conforming change to Arizona Rule of Criminal Procedure 17.4(f). Petitioner: Mark W. Armstrong Ad Hoc Committee on Rules of Evidence ...
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29 Jun 2011 06:13 PM
3 Replies and 12521 Views R-09-0022 Rule 412, Rules of Evidence   Started by  Anonymous R-09-0022 Petition to Adopt Rule 412, Rules of Evidence WOULD ADD NEW RULE OF EVIDENCE REGARDING THE FOUNDATION FOR THE ADMISSION OF MEDICAL BILLS AND RECORDS Petitioner: Jack Levine, Esq. 7501 North 16th Street Phoenix, AZ 85020 (602) 395-9000 SB No. 001637 Filed June 9, 2009. ...
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by  jflynn@tucsonlaw.comJump to last post
19 May 2010 08:28 PM
3 Replies and 12354 Views R-09-0009 RULE 804(b)(5), ARIZONA RULES OF EVIDENCE   Started by  Anonymous R-09-0009 PETITION TO AMEND RULE 804(b), ARIZONA RULES OF EVIDENCE WOULD ADD A NEW HEARSAY EXCEPTION WHEN THE DEFENDANT HAS DELIBERATELY ACTED TO MAKE THE DECLARANT WITNESS UNAVAILABLE FOR TRIAL Petitioner: ANDREW P. THOMAS MARICOPA COUNTY ATTORNEY (FIRM STATE BAR NO. 0003200) PHILIP J. MACDONNELL CHIEF DEPUTY COUNTY ATTORNE...
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by  covicJump to last post
20 May 2009 12:50 PM
1 Replies and 12190 Views R-08-0036 Petition to Amend Rules 703 and 705 of the Arizona Rules of Evidence   Started by  Anonymous R-08-0036 PETITION TO AMEND RULES 703 AND 705, ARIZONA RULES OF EVIDENCE WOULD RECOGNIZE COURT'S DISCRETION NOT TO ALLOW AN EXPERT TO DISCLOSE TO THE JURY INADMISSIBLE EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE EXPERT'S OPINION IS BASED, AND WOULD CLARIFY THAT THE RULE GOVERNS ONLY THE PRESENTATION OF EXPERT TESTIMONY DURING TRIAL, AND NOT THE OBLIGATION TO DISCLOSE THE BASES OF AN EXPERT'S OPINION PRIOR TO TRIAL. Petitioner: Jo...
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by  domanicoJump to last post
19 May 2009 07:49 PM
1 Replies and 12078 Views R-09-0004 Petition To Adopt Rule 502, Arizona Rules of Evidence   Started by  Anonymous R-09-0004 PETITION TO ADOPT RULE 502, ARIZONA RULES OF EVIDENCE WOULD PROVIDE A PREDICTABLE, UNIFORM SET OF STANDARDS FOR DETERMINING THE CONSEQUENCES OF A DISCLOSURE OF A COMMUNICATION OR INFORMATION COVERED BY THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE OR WORK PRODUCT PROTECTION Petitioner: Patricia Lee Refo State Bar No. 017032 Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. One Arizona Center ...
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by  AZStateBarJump to last post
20 Apr 2009 05:54 PM
1 Replies and 12662 Views R-08-0035 Petition to Amend Rules 408 Arizona Rules of Evidence   Started by  Anonymous R-08-0035 PETITION TO AMEND RULE 408, ARIZONA RULES OF EVIDENCE WOULD INCORPORATE RECENT AMENDMENTS TO FED. R. EVID. 408 PROHIBITING THE USE OF SETTLEMENT OFFERS FOR IMPEACHMENT PURPOSES AND CLARIFYING THAT THE RULE 408 PROTECTION MAY NOT BE WAIVED UNILATERALLY TO ALLOW A PARTY TO OFFER INTO EVIDENCE HIS OR HER OWN SETTLEMENT OFFERS. Petitioner: John Furlong Bar No. 018356 General Cou...
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25 Feb 2009 05:27 PM
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