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Rule 101. Scope; Definitions

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Evidence for Courts in the State of ArizonaEffective: September 1, 2019

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Evidence for Courts in the State of Arizona (Refs & Annos)
Article I. General Provisions
Effective: September 1, 2019
Arizona Rules of Evidence, Rule 101
Rule 101. Scope; Definitions
(a) Scope. These rules apply to proceedings in courts in the State of Arizona. The specific courts and proceedings to which the rules apply, along with exceptions, are set out in Rule 1101.
(b) Definitions. In these rules:
(1) “civil case” means a civil action or proceeding;
(2) “criminal case” includes a criminal proceeding;
(3) “public office” includes a public agency;
(4) “record” includes a memorandum, report, or data compilation;
(5) a “rule prescribed by the Supreme Court” means a rule adopted by the Arizona Supreme Court; and
(6) a reference to any kind of written material or any other medium includes electronically stored information.


Amended Sept. 8, 2011, effective Jan. 1, 2012.
17A Pt. 1 A. R. S. Rules of Evid., Rule 101, AZ ST REV Rule 101
Current with amendments received through 11/1/2020.
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