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ARTICLE VI. WITNESSES

Table of Contents

Article I. General Provisions
Article II. Judicial Notice
Article III. Presumptions
Article IV. Relevancy and Its Limits
Article V. Privileges
Article VI. Witnesses
Rule 602
Rule 608
Rule 609
Rule 612
Rule 613
Rule 616
Article VII. Opinions and Expert Testimony
Article VIII. Hearsay
Article X. Contents of Writings, Recordings,
and Photographs

Revised Rule 602. Lack of Personal Knowledge [changes highlighted]

       A witness may not testify to a matter unless evidence is introduced sufficient to support a finding that the witness has personal knowledge of the matter. Evidence to prove personal knowledge may, but need not, consist of the witness' own testimony. This rule is subject to provisions of rule 703, relating to opinion testimony by expert witnesses, and it is not applicable to admissions under Revised Rule 803(3).

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Revised Rule 602. Lack of Personal Knowledge [clean copy]

       A witness may not testify to a matter unless evidence is introduced sufficient to support a finding that the witness has personal knowledge of the matter. Evidence to prove personal knowledge may, but need not, consist of the witness' own testimony. This rule is subject to provisions of rule 703, relating to opinion testimony by expert witnesses, and it is not applicable to admissions under Revised Rule 803(3).

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