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RULES OF EVIDENCE

ARTICLE VI. WITNESSES

Rule 605. Judge's Competency as a Witness

 

The presiding judge may not testify as a witness at the trial. A party need not object to preserve the issue.

 

2016 NHRE Update Committee Note

The Committee recommended adoption of this rule, because it believes that it states the obvious, and there does not seem to be any reason to continue to exclude it.

 

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