Exhibit 1, 445 FW 3,

Index of Rules of Evidence for United States Courts and Magistrates

New

Date:  May 19, 2006

Series: Law Enforcement

Part 445: Searches, Seizures, Detention, Arrests, and Evidence

Originating Office: Office of Law Enforcement

 

 

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ARTICLE I. GENERAL PROVISIONS

101.            Scope

102.            Purpose and Construction

103.            Rulings on Evidence

104.            Preliminary Questions

105.            Limited Admissibility

106.            Remainder of or Related Writings or Recorded Statements

 

ARTICLE II. JUDICIAL NOTICE

201.            Judicial Notice of Adjudicative Facts

 

ARTICLE III. PRESUMPTIONS IN CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS

301.            Presumptions in General in Civil Actions and Proceedings

302.            Applicability of State Law in Civil Actions and Proceedings

 

ARTICLE IV. RELEVANCY AND ITS LIMITS

401.            Definition of “Relevant Evidence”

402.            Relevant Evidence Generally Admissible; Irrelevant Evidence Inadmissible

403.            Exclusion of Relevant Evidence on Grounds of Prejudice, Confusion, or Waste of Time

404.            Character Evidence Not Admissible To Prove Conduct; Exceptions; Other Crimes

405.            Methods of Proving Character

406.            Habit; Routine Practice

407.            Subsequent Remedial Measures

408.            Compromise and Offers to Compromise

409.            Payment of Medical and Similar Expenses

410.            Inadmissibility of Pleas, Plea Discussions, and Related Statements

411.            Liability Insurance

412.            Sex Offense Cases; Relevance of Alleged Victim=s Past Sexual Behavior or Alleged Sexual Predisposition

413.            Evidence of Similar Crimes in Sexual Assault Cases

414.            Evidence of Similar Crimes in Child Molestation Cases

415.            Evidence of Similar Acts in Civil Cases Concerning Sexual Assault or Child Molestation

 

ARTICLE V. PRIVILEGES

501.            General Rule

 

ARTICLE VI. WITNESSES

601.            General Rule of Competency

602.            Lack of Personal Knowledge

603.            Oath or Affirmation

604.            Interpreters

605.            Competency of Judge as Witness

606.            Competency of Juror as Witness.

607.            Who May Impeach

608.            Evidence of Character and Conduct of Witness

609.            Impeachment by Evidence of Conviction of Crime

610.            Religious Beliefs or Opinions

611.            Mode and Order of Interrogation and Presentation

612.            Writing Used to Refresh Memory

613.            Prior Statements of Witnesses

614.            Calling and Interrogation of Witnesses by Court

615.            Exclusion

 

ARTICLE VII. OPINIONS AND EXPERT TESTIMONY

701.            Opinion Testimony by Lay Witnesses

702.            Testimony by Experts

703.            Bases of Opinion Testimony by Experts

704.            Opinion on Ultimate Issue

705.            Disclosure of Facts or Data Underlying Expert Opinion

706.            Court Appointed Experts

 

ARTICLE VIII. HEARSAY

801.            Definitions

802.            Hearsay Rule

803.            Hearsay Exceptions; Availability of Declarant Immaterial

804.            Hearsay Exceptions; Declarant Unavailable

805.            Hearsay Within Hearsay

806.            Attacking and Supporting Credibility of Declarant

807.            Residual Exception

 

ARTICLE IX. AUTHENTICATION AND IDENTIFICATION

901.            Requirement of Authentication or Identification

902.            Self-authentication

903.            Subscribing Witness - Testimony Unnecessary

 

ARTICLE X. CONTENTS OF WRITINGS, RECORDINGS AND PHOTOGRAPHS

1001.        Definitions

1002.        Requirement of Original

1003.        Admissibility of Duplicates

1004.        Admissibility of Other Evidence of Contents

1005.        Public Records

1006.        Summaries

1007.        Testimony or Written Admission of Party

1008.        Functions of Court and Jury

 

ARTICLE XI. MISCELLANEOUS RULES

1101.        Applicability of Rules

1102.        Amendments

1103.        Title

 


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