Ariz. R. Evid. 613

As amended through December 6, 2023
Rule 613 - Witnesss Prior Statements of Witnesses
(a)Showing or Disclosing the Statement During Examination. When examining a witness about the witness's prior statement, a party need not show it or disclose its contents to the witness. But the party must, on request, show it or disclose its contents to an adverse party's attorney.
(b)Extrinsic Evidence of a Prior Inconsistent Statement. Extrinsic evidence of a witness's prior inconsistent statement is admissible only if the witness is given an opportunity to explain or deny the statement and an adverse party is given an opportunity to examine the witness about it, or if justice so requires. This subdivision (b) does not apply to an opposing party's statement under Rule 801(d)(2).

Ariz. R. Evi. 613

Amended Oct. 19, 1988, effective 11/1/1988; 9/8/2011, effective 1/1/2012.


The language of Rule 613 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.



Federal Rules of Evidence, Rule 613.

Fed.Rules Civ.Proc., Rule 43(b), 28 U.S.C.A.

Code 1939, § 21-922.

Rule Civ.Proc., former Rule 43(g).