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tex. r. evid. 803(8)(A), texas evidence, texas rules of evidence -

The docket sheet accompanying a judgment is admissible as a public record; it is a document maintained by the trial court clerk setting out the trial court’s activities. See Tex. R. Evid. 803(8)(A)(i). Fingerprint cards taken at time of booking are not testimonial, rather are "routine business matters".  See Tex. R. Evid. 803(8)(A)(ii).  Fingerprint cards are not of the inherently adversarial and potentially unreliable nature that would require its exclusion under rule 803(8)(A)(ii) and that the trial judge did not abuse his discretion by admitting it. Emich v. Texas, 2019 WL 311153 (Jan. 24, 2019).

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amendments to federal rules of civil procedure, civil procedure, civil procedure study aid, civil procedure summary, federal rules of civil procedure -

Rules 5, 23, 62, and 65.1 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended effective December 1, 2018.  The summaries of the rules are in our new 2019 Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Summary Trial Guide.   For your convenience, the text of the actual amendments is as follows:   PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURERule 5. Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers* * * * *(b) Service: How Made.* * * * *(2) Service in General. A paper is served under this rule by:(A) handing it to the person;* * * * *(E) sending it...

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lay opinion, opinion, voice identification -

Where a voice identification witness may acquire a special familiarity with the defendant's identity at any time prior to trial, that witness may then make that identification before a jury. F.S. 90.701.

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911 calls excited utterance, confrontation clause, Florida evidence, Florida evidence code, Florida Rules of Evidence -

Statements in a 911 call can be admissible under the excited utterance hearsay and nonviolative of the Confrontation Clause; no so for the same statements made once officers arrive on scene.

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expert testimony, experts, Florida evidence code, Frye -

Frye is back in Florida, rules Florida Supreme Court.

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