Ariz. R. Evid. 403

As amended through May 21, 2021
Rule 403 - Excluding Relevant Evidence for Prejudice, Confusion, Waste of Time, or Other Reasons

The court may exclude relevant evidence if its probative value is substantially outweighed by a danger of one or more of the following: unfair prejudice, confusing the issues, misleading the jury, undue delay, wasting time, or needlessly presenting cumulative evidence.

Ariz. R. Evi. 403

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

COMMENT TO 2012 AMENDMENT

The language of Rule 403 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 403.