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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 8C: Evidence Code.

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Article - Introductory Section [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-1 8C-1. Rules of Evidence.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 1 - General Provisions. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-101Rule 101. Scope.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-102Rule 102. Purpose and construction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-103Rule 103. Rulings on evidence.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-104Rule 104. Preliminary questions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-105Rule 105. Limited admissibility.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-106Rule 106. Remainder of or related writings or recorded statements.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Judicial Notice. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-201Rule 201. Judicial notice of adjudicative facts.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Presumptions in Civil Actions and Proceedings. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-301Rule 301. Presumptions in general in civil actions and proceedings.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-302Rule 302. Applicability of federal law in civil actions and proceedings.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Relevancy and Its Limits. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-401Rule 401. Definition of "relevant evidence."[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-402Rule 402. Relevant evidence generally admissible; irrelevant evidence inadmissible.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-403Rule 403. Exclusion of relevant evidence on grounds of prejudice, confusion, or waste of time.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-404Rule 404. Character evidence not admissible to prove conduct; exceptions; other crimes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-405Rule 405. Methods of proving character.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-406Rule 406. Habit; routine practice.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-407Rule 407. Subsequent remedial measures.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-408Rule 408. Compromise and offers to compromise.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-409Rule 409. Payment of medical and other expenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-410Rule 410. Inadmissibility of pleas, plea discussions, and related statements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-411Rule 411. Liability insurance.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-412Rule 412. Rape or sex offense cases; relevance of victim's past behavior.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-413Rule 413. Medical actions; statements to ameliorate or mitigate adverse outcome.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-414Rule 414. Evidence of medical expenses.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Privileges. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-501Rule 501. General rule.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6 - Witnesses. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-601Rule 601. General rule of competency; disqualification of witness.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-602Rule 602. Lack of personal knowledge.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-603Rule 603. Oath or affirmation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-604Rule 604. Interpreters.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-605Rule 605. Competency of judge as witness.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-606Rule 606. Competency of juror as witness.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-607Rule 607. Who may impeach.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-608Rule 608. Evidence of character and conduct of witness.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-609Rule 609. Impeachment by evidence of conviction of crime.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-610Rule 610. Religious beliefs or opinions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-611Rule 611. Mode and order of interrogation and presentation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-612Rule 612. Writing or object used to refresh memory.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-613Rule 613. Prior statements of witnesses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-614Rule 614. Calling and interrogation of witnesses by court.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-615Rule 615. Exclusion of witnesses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-616Rule 616. Alternative testimony of witnesses with developmental disabilities or mental retardation in civil cases and special proceedings.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7 - Opinions and Expert Testimony. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-701Rule 701. Opinion testimony by lay witness.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-702Rule 702. Testimony by experts.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-703Rule 703. Bases of opinion testimony by experts.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-704Rule 704. Opinion on ultimate issue.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-705Rule 705. Disclosure of facts or data underlying expert opinion.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-706Rule 706. Court appointed experts.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 8 - Hearsay. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-801Rule 801. Definitions and exception for admissions of a party-opponent.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-802Rule 802. Hearsay rule.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-803Rule 803. Hearsay exceptions; availability of declarant immaterial.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-804Rule 804. Hearsay exceptions; declarant unavailable.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-805Rule 805. Hearsay within hearsay.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-806Rule 806. Attacking and supporting credibility of declarant.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 9 - Authentication and Identification. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-901Rule 901. Requirement of authentication or identification.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-902Rule 902. Self-authentication.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-903Rule 903. Subscribing witness' testimony unnecessary.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 10 - Contents of Writings, Recordings and Photographs. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-1001Rule 1001. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-1002Rule 1002. Requirement of original.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-1003Rule 1003. Admissibility of duplicates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-1004Rule 1004. Admissibility of other evidence of contents.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-1005Rule 1005. Public records.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-1006Rule 1006. Summaries.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-1007Rule 1007. Testimony or written admission of party.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-1008Rule 1008. Functions of court and jury.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 11 - Miscellaneous Rules. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-1101Rule 1101. Applicability of rules.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 8C-1102Rule 1102. Short title.[HTML] [RTF]