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Rule 401. Test for Relevant Evidence

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Evidence for Courts in the State of Arizona

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Evidence for Courts in the State of Arizona (Refs & Annos)
Article IV. Relevancy and Its Limits (Refs & Annos)
Arizona Rules of Evidence, Rule 401
Rule 401. Test for Relevant Evidence
Evidence is relevant if:
(a) it has any tendency to make a fact more or less probable than it would be without the evidence; and
(b) the fact is of consequence in determining the action.

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Amended Sept. 8, 2011, effective Jan. 1, 2012.

Editors' Notes

COMMENT TO 2012 AMENDMENT
The language of Rule 401 has been amended to conform to the federal restyling of the Evidence Rules to make them more easily understood and to make style and terminology consistent throughout the rules. These changes are intended to be stylistic only. There is no intent to change any result in any ruling on evidence admissibility.
HISTORICAL NOTE
Source:
Federal Rules of Evidence, Rule 401.
17A Pt. 1 A. R. S. Rules of Evid., Rule 401, AZ ST REV Rule 401
The Arizona Court Rules are current with amendments received through 8/1/18. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through 4/15/18.
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