With the publication last March of the preliminary draft of the rules of evidence for the lower federal courts, the possibility of implementation of reforms in the law of evidence on a national level is opened for the first time. Although all aspects of the proposed rules will doubtless stimulate discussion, the committee's treatment of the hearsay rule is likely to provoke the most comment.
Laurie R. Rockett,
Substantive Use of Extrajudicial Statements of Witnesses Under the Proposed Federal Rules of Evidence,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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