Background Information On 2005 Adopted Amendments

Key reports by the judicial policy bodies involved in considering and adopting the pending amendments are available at the following links:

Report of the Advisory Committee on Evidence Rules concerning the proposed amendments submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in November 2005:

The Advisory Committee on Rules May 2005 Report to the Judicial Conference of the United States for Amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence that would take effect in December 2006 is available. The Report contains the proposed amendment and advisory committee notes for each rule.

Federal Rules of Evidence