Evidence-Wellborn SU2006 Outline

Chapter eight privileges privileges uniform rules of

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Unformatted text preview: to evidence, the original broadcasted tapes first had to be introduced into evidence. Holding: The language of the Rule does not require that the original voluminous material be introduced into evidence; rather it simply requires that the material be made available to the other party. Notes: Rules of the summary game: Have to notify the other side within a reasonable time that you will be using the summary Make available to them the voluminous materials that you will be using (don't have to make available to them your summary) These rules give them an opportunity to make a summary themselves. Note: Rule 1006 only governs summaries prepared for use at trial. Two types of summaries that do not require compliance with Rule 1006: Timeline of events not a 1006 summary of voluminous original documents Document prepared not for the litigation but in the regular course of business (like an audit report) if a business has an annual audit and that report will in a lay sense offer financial records of the business, it is not a summary within the meaning of 1006. It is an original of what it is audit report. Best Evidence Rule: Fun...
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2008 for the course N 483 taught by Professor Wellborn during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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