Iowa.R.Evid. 5.1008

As amended through September 19, 2022
Rule 5.1008 - Functions of the court and jury

Ordinarily, the court determines whether the proponent has fulfilled the factual conditions for admitting other evidence of the content of a writing, recording, or photograph under rule 5.1004 or 5.1005. But in a jury trial, the jury determines-in accordance with rule 5.104(b) -any issue about whether:

a.An asserted writing, recording, or photograph ever existed; or
b.Another one produced at the trial or hearing is the original; or
c.Other evidence of content accurately reflects the content.

Iowa.R.Evid. 5.1008

Report 1983; November 9, 2001, effective February 15, 2002; amended September 28, 2016, effective 1/1/2017.