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Notice of Opportunity for Comment on Proposals To Amend Hearsay Rules

Thursday, March 1, 2018  
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Proposals by the

Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence

to amend the hearsay rules


Comments due on or before 4:00 p.m. on March 23, 2018


The Maine Supreme Judicial Court invites comments on proposals by the Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence to amend the hearsay rules. The proposed amendments are posted on the Court’s website at


Any comments must be filed with the Clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018. Comments may be in writing mailed to the address below or in an email sent to If the comments are in an attachment to the email, the attachment must be a document in portable document format (.pdf). The Clerk’s Office will acknowledge receipt of the email via reply email.


All comments must contain (1) the name and mailing address of the individual submitting the comments, and (2) the name, mailing address, and primary telephone number of the organization (if any) on whose behalf the comments are submitted. An individual need not

be an attorney to submit comments individually or on behalf of an organization.


Comments are public documents and may be posted on the Court’s website.


Dated: February 23, 2018


Matthew Pollack

Executive Clerk

Maine Supreme Judicial Court

205 Newbury Street Room 139

Portland, Maine 04112-0368

(207) 822-4146


Maine Bar Association 124 State St. Augusta, ME 04330