A party need not object to preserve the issue rule

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The presiding judge may not testify as a witness at the trial. A party need not object to preserve the issue Rule 606: Juror’s Competency as a Witness (a) At the Trial. A juror may not testify as a witness before the other jurors at the trial. If a juror is called to testify, the court must give an adverse party an opportunity to object outside the jury’s presence (b) During an Inquiry into the Validity of a Verdict or Indictment
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o (1) Prohibited Testimony or Other Evidence. During an inquiry into the validity of a verdict or indictment, a juror may not testify about any statement made or incident that occurred during the jury’s deliberations; the effect of anything on that juror’s or another juror’s vote; or any juror’s mental process concerning the verdict or indictment. The court may not receive a juror’s affidavit or evidence of a juror’s statement on these matters. o (2) Exceptions. A juror may testify about whether: (A) extraneous prejudicial information was improperly brought to the jury’s attention; (B) an outside influence was improperly brought to bear on any juror; or (C) a mistake was made in entering the verdict on the verdict form o The “Personal Knowledge” Requirement Rule 602: Need for Personal Knowledge A witness may testify to a matter only if evidence is introduced sufficient to support a finding that the witness has personal knowledge of the matter. Evidence to prove personal knowledge may consist of the witness’s own testimony. This rule does not apply to testimony by and expert witness under Rule 703 o The “Oath or Affirmation” Requirement Rule 603: Oath or Affirmation to Testify Truthfully Before testifying, a witness must give an oath or affirmation to testify truthfully. It must be in a form designed to impress that duty on the witness’s conscience. Real Evidence: Authentication and the Best Evidence Rule o Rule 902: Evidence that is Self-Authenticating (Details on Pg 60) The following items of evidence are self-authenticating; the require no extrinsic evidence of authenticity in order to be admitted:
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