Public Comment Period is Closed: Proposed Federal Rule of Evidence 502 is Ready for Next Steps…

After hearing two days of testimony in January, the Advisory Committee on Evidence Rules now has a broad range of written public comments on proposed Rule 502, including commentary from the ABA, SEC and numerous other associations, scholars, lawyers and interested parties. The comment period has closed and the Advisory Committee will deliberate on April 12-13, 2007. After that meeting, the Advisory Committee will formulate its recommendations, after which the Judicial Conference will report the new rule to the Supreme Court and then, finally, Congress. Here is the chronology of comments and other written submissions, with the most recent at the bottom.

More information coming soon….

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