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ARTICLE IV. RELEVANCY AND ITS LIMITS

Table of Contents

Article I. General Provisions
Article II. Judicial Notice
Article III. Presumptions
Article IV. Relevancy and Its Limits
Rule 404
Rule 405
Rule 406
Rule 407
Rule 408
Rule 409
Rule 410
Rule 411
Rule 413
Rule 414
Rule 415
Article V. Privileges
Article VI. Witnesses
Article VII. Opinions and Expert Testimony
Article VIII. Hearsay
Article X. Contents of Writings, Recordings,
and Photographs

Revised Rule 407. [Subsequent] Remedial Measures [changes highlighted]

[When, after an event, measures are taken which, if taken previously, would have made the event less likely to occur, evidence of the subsequent] Remedial measures [is] are not admissible to prove negligence, or culpable conduct, a defect in a product, a defect in a product's design, or a need for a warning or instruction [in connection with the event. This rule does not require the exclusion of evidence of subsequent] Evidence of remedial measures may be [when] offered for another purpose, such as impeachment or, if controverted, [proving] proof of ownership, control, or feasibility of precautionary measures[, if controverted, or impeachment]. A party may not call or examine a witness on a matter primarily for the purpose of impeachment with evidence of remedial measures.

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Revised Rule 407. Remedial Measures [clean copy]

Remedial measures are not admissible to prove negligence, or culpable conduct, a defect in a product, a defect in a product's design, or a need for a warning or instruction. Evidence of remedial measures may be offered for another purpose, such as impeachment or, if controverted, proof of ownership, control, or feasibility of precautionary measures. A party may not call or examine a witness on a matter primarily for the purpose of impeachment with evidence of remedial measures.

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