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This convenient softbound manual contains coverage of the codified Illinois Rules of Evidence. It is designed specifically for courtroom use and offers judges and practitioners many trial-tested features that not only provide fast, accurate information for evidentiary questions, but also guide you to the underlying authorities and secondary sources.

Illinois Evidence Courtroom Manual follows the popular format and features of Glen Weissenberger's well-known treatise, Federal Evidence, and his many other courtroom manuals. Together, Weissenberger's treatise and courtroom manuals have been cited by state and federal courts on hundreds of occasions, so you can trust that Illinois Evidence Courtroom Manual provides authoritative commentary and analysis.

Illinois Evidence Courtroom Manual includes many convenient features ideal for courtroom application, including:

•  Summary of relevant statutes and case law
•  Concise, authoritative commentary and analysis
•  Explanation of current trends and developments
•  Illustrative examples
•  Strategic points
•  Comparisons to Federal Rules of Evidence
•  Constitutional considerations
•  Additional authority for expanding your research

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Table of Contents


I GENERAL PROVISIONS

101 Rule 101. Scope

102 Rule 102. Purpose and Construction

103 Rule 103. Rulings on Evidence

104 Rule 104. Preliminary Questions

105 Rule 105. Limited Admissibility

106 Rule 106. Remainder of or Related Writings or Recorded Statements

II JUDICIAL NOTICE

201 Rule 201. Judicial Notice of Adjudicative Facts

III PRESUMPTIONS IN CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS

301 Rule 301. Presumptions in General in Civil Actions and Proceedings

IV RELEVANCY AND ITS LIMITS

401 Rule 401. Definition of "Relevant Evidence"

402 Rule 402. Relevant Evidence Generally Admissible; Irrelevant Evidence
Inadmissible

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

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

405 Rule 405. Methods of Proving Character

406 Rule 406. Habit; Routine Practice

407 Rule 407. Subsequent Remedial Measures [Reserved]

408 Rule 408. Compromise and Offers to Compromise

409 Rule 409. Payment of Medical and Similar Expenses

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

411 Rule 411. Liability Insurance

412 Rule 412. Sex Offense Cases: Relevance of Alleged Victim’s Past Sexual
Behavior or Alleged Sexual Predisposition (Rape Shield Law) [Not
Adopted]

V PRIVILEGES

501 Rule 501. General Rule

502 Rule 502. Attorney-Client Privilege [Not Adopted]

503 Rule 503. Physician-Patient Privilege [Not Adopted]

504 Rule 504. Social Worker Privilege [Not Adopted]

505 Rule 505. Spousal Privileges [Not Adopted]

506 Rule 506. Clergy-Parishioner Privilege [Not Adopted]

507 Rule 507. Reporters [Not Adopted]

508 Rule 508. Other Privileges [Not Adopted]

VI WITNESSES

601 Rule 601. General Rule of Competency

602 Rule 602. Lack of Personal Knowledge

603 Rule 603. Oath or Affirmation

604 Rule 604. Interpreters

605 Rule 605. Competency of Judge as Witness

606 Rule 606. Competency of Juror as Witness

607 Rule 607. Who May Impeach

608 Rule 608. Evidence of Character Witness

609 Rule 609. Impeachment by Evidence of Conviction of Crime

610 Rule 610. Religious Beliefs or Opinions

611 Rule 611. Mode and Order of Interrogation and Presentation

612 Rule 612. Writing Used to Refresh Memory

613 Rule 613. Prior Statements of Witnesses

614 Rule 614. Calling and Interrogation of Witnesses by Court

615 Rule 615. Exclusion of Witnesses

VII OPINIONS AND EXPERT TESTIMONY

701 Rule 701. Opinion Testimony by Lay Witnesses

702 Rule 702. Testimony by Experts

703 Rule 703. Bases of Opinion Testimony by Experts

704 Rule 704. Opinion on Ultimate Issue

705 Rule 705. Disclosure of Facts or Data Underlying Expert Opinion

706 Rule 706. Court-Appointed Experts [Not Adopted]

VIII HEARSAY

801 Rule 801. Definitions

802 Rule 802. Hearsay Rule

803 Rule 803. Hearsay Exceptions; Availability of Declarant Immaterial

803(1) Rule 803(1). Reserved. [Present Sense Impression]

803(2) Rule 803(2). Excited Utterance

803(3) Rule 803(3). Then Existing Mental, Emotional, or Physical Condition

803(4) Rule 803(4). Statements for Purposes of Medical Diagnosis or Treatment

803(5) Rule 803(5). Recorded Recollection

803(6) Rule 803(6). Records of Regularly Conducted Activity

803(7) Rule 803(7). Absence of Entry in Records Kept in Accordance With the
Provisions of Paragraph (6)

803(8) Rule 803(8). Public Records and Reports

803(9) Rule 803(9). Records of Vital Statistics

803(10) Rule 803(10). Absence of Public Record or Entry

803(11) Rule 803(11). Records of Religious Organizations

803(12) Rule 803(12). Marriage, Baptismal, and Similar Certificates

803(13) Rule 803(13). Family Records

803(14) Rule 803(14). Records of Documents Affecting an Interest in Property

803(15) Rule 803(15). Statements in Documents Affecting an Interest in Property

803(16) Rule 803(16). Statements in Ancient Documents

803(17) Rule 803(17). Market Reports, Commercial Publications

803(18) Rule 803(18). Reserved. [Learned Treatises]

803(19) Rule 803(19). Reputation Concerning Personal or Family History

803(20) Rule 803(20). Reputation Concerning Boundaries or General History

803(21) Rule 803(21). Reputation as to Character

803(22) Rule 803(22). Judgment of Previous Conviction

803(23) Rule 803(23). Judgment as to Personal, Family or General History, or
Boundaries

803(24) Rule 803(24). Receipt or Paid Bill

804(a) Rule 804(a). Hearsay Exceptions; Declarant Unavailable

804(b)(1) Rule 804(b)(1). Former Testimony

804(b)(2) Rule 804(b)(2). Statement Under Belief of Impending Death

804(b)(3) Rule 804(b)(3). Statement Against Interest

804(b)(4) Rule 804(b)(4). Statement of Personal or Family History

804(b)(5) Rule 804(b)(5). Forfeiture by Wrongdoing

805 Rule 805. Hearsay Within Hearsay

806 Rule 806. Attacking and Supporting Credibility of Declarant

807 Rule 807. Not Adopted [Other Exceptions]

IX AUTHENTICATION AND IDENTIFICATION

901 Rule 901. Requirement of Authentication or Identification

902 Rule 902. Self-Authentication

903 Rule 903. Subscribing Witness’s Testimony Unnecessary

X CONTENTS OF WRITINGS, RECORDINGS AND PHOTOGRAPHS

1001 Rule 1001. Definitions

1002 Rule 1002. Requirement of Original

1003 Rule 1003. Admissibility of Duplicates

1004 Rule 1004. Admissibility of Other Evidence of Contents

1005 Rule 1005. Public Records

1006 Rule 1006. Summaries

1007 Rule 1007. Testimony or Written Admission of Party

1008 Rule 1008. Functions of Court and Jury

XI MISCELLANEOUS RULES

1101 Rule 1101. Applicability of Rules

1102 Rule 1102. Title