American Bar Association
Criminal Justice Section: Criminal Procedure and Evidence Committee

Criminal Justice Section:
Criminal Procedure and Evidence Committee

About the Committee

Reviews contemporary issues relating to criminal rules of procedure, particularly those concerning the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure.


  1. To monitor developments related to the Federal Rules of Evidence and of Criminal Procedure, offering commentary where appropriate, with the goal of becoming involved as early in the process as possible.

  2. To consider and offer commentary on proposed amendments to Fed. R. Evid. 803(16) (the proposal to abrogate the ancient documents exception to hearsay) and 902 (the proposal to permit the certification of electronic documents under certain circumstances).

  3. To organize a CLE panel, workshop, or a symposium on issues relating to expanding disclosure requirements applicable to cases resolved before trial.

  4. To consider measures that might encourage capable new lawyers to engage in criminal law.

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