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    Hearing Order 16-02A: Rules of Evidence

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    Hearing Order 16-02A: Amendments to Evidence Rules Pertaining to Witness Bias, Conduct, Testimony, and Impeachment

    The Wisconsin Judicial Council requests the court to amend Wis. Stats. §§ 901.07 (Rule of Completeness), 906.08(2) (Evidence of Character and Conduct of Witness), and 906.09 (Impeachment by Evidence of Conviction of Crime), and create Wis. Stat. § 906.16 (a new “bias rule” that reflects established common law but is not expressly mentioned in the rules of evidence).

    ORDER ISSUED: August 15, 2017

    DISPOSITION: Public hearing set for Monday, September 25, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., in the Supreme Court Room in the State Capitol.

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