Ariz. R. Evid. 402

As amended through December 8, 2022
Rule 402 - General Admissibility of Relevant Evidence

Relevant evidence is admissible unless any of the following provides otherwise:

* the United States or Arizona Constitution;

* an applicable statute;

* these rules; or

* other rules prescribed by the Supreme Court.

Irrelevant evidence is not admissible.

Ariz. R. Evi. 402

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

COMMENT TO 2012 AMENDMENT

The language of Rule 402 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 402, (modified).