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RULE 5-605. COMPETENCY OF JUDGE AS WITNESS

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 5. Evidence (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 600. Witnesses
MD Rules, Rule 5-605
RULE 5-605. COMPETENCY OF JUDGE AS WITNESS
The judge presiding at the trial may not testify in that trial as a witness. No objection need be made in order to preserve the point.
Cross reference: See Rule 18-102.11 (a)(1) and (a)(2)(D).
Source: This Rule is derived from F.R.Ev. 605.

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[Adopted Dec. 15, 1993, eff. July 1, 1994. Amended Dec. 2, 2004, eff. July 1, 2005; June 7, 2011, eff. July 1, 2011; June 6, 2015, eff. July 1, 2016.]
MD Rules, Rule 5-605, MD R REV Rule 5-605
Current with amendments received through November 15, 2020.
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