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RULE 5-701. OPINION TESTIMONY BY LAY WITNESSES

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 5. Evidence (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 700. Opinions and Expert Testimony
MD Rules, Rule 5-701
RULE 5-701. OPINION TESTIMONY BY LAY WITNESSES
If the witness is not testifying as an expert, the witness's testimony in the form of opinions or inferences is limited to those opinions or inferences which are (1) rationally based on the perception of the witness and (2) helpful to a clear understanding of the witness's testimony or the determination of a fact in issue.
Source: This Rule is derived from F.R.Ev. 701.

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[Adopted Dec. 15, 1993, eff. July 1, 1994.]
MD Rules, Rule 5-701, MD R REV Rule 5-701
Current with amendments received through December 1, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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