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TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER

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109—ADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE; UNIFORM RULES OF EVIDENCE SUBCHAPTER I—GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sec. 2731. 2732. 2733. 2734. 2735. 2736. 2737.

Definitions Scope of chapter Undisputed matter; pre-trial conferences and admissions Effect of erroneous admission of evidence Effect of erroneous exclusion of evidence Limited admissibility General abolition of disqualifications and privileges of witnesses, and of exclusionary rules 2738. Preliminary inquiry by judge

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SUBCHAPTER II—JUDICIAL NOTICE

2761. Facts which must or may be judicially noticed 2762. Determination as to propriety of judicial notice and tenor of matter noticed 2763. Instructing the trier of fact as to matter judicially noticed 2764. Judicial notice in proceedings subsequent to trial

381 381 381 382

SUBCHAPTER III—PRESUMPTIONS

2791. 2792. 2793. 2794.

Definition Effect of presumptions Inconsistent presumptions Burden of proof not relaxed as to some presumptions

382 382 382 382

SUBCHAPTER IV—WITNESSES

2821. 2822. 2823. 2824. 2825.

Disqualification of witness; interpreters Oath Prerequisites of knowledge and experience Evidence generally affecting credibility Limitations on evidence of conviction of crime as affecting credibility 2826. Further limitations on admissibility of evidence affecting credibility.

382 383 ' 383 383 383 383

SUBCHAPTER V—PRIVILEGES

2851. 2852. 2853. 2854. 2855. 2856. 2857. 2858. 2859. 2860. 2861. 2862. 2863. 2864. 2865. 2866. 2867.

Privilege of accused.Definition of incrimination Self-incrimination; exceptions Lawyer-client privilege , Physician-patient privilege Marital privilege; confidential communications Priest-penitent privilege; definition; penitential communications Religious belief Political vote Trade secret Secret of state Oflicial information Identity of informer Waiver of privilege by contract or previous disclosure Admissibility of disclosure wrongfully compelled Reference to exercise of privileges .. Effect of error in overruling claim of privilege

383 384 384 384 385 386 387 387 387 387 387 388 388 388 388 388 389

SUBCHAPTER VI—EXTRINSIC POLICIES AFFECTING ADMISSIBILITY

2891. Evidence to test a verdict. 2892. Testimony by the judge 2893. Testimony by a juror

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