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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 616. Bias [changes highlighted]

       A witness may be impeached with evidence of bias, subject to the limitations of rule 609. Extrinsic evidence of bias is not admissible unless the witness has been afforded an opportunity to explain or deny the same while initially testifying and the opposing party is afforded an opportunity to interrogate the witness thereon, or the interests of justice otherwise require.

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Revised Rule 616. Bias [clean copy]

       A witness may be impeached with evidence of bias, subject to the limitations of rule 609. Extrinsic evidence of bias is not admissible unless the witness has been afforded an opportunity to explain or deny the same while initially testifying and the opposing party is afforded an opportunity to interrogate the witness thereon, or the interests of justice otherwise require.

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