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Rule 184. Determination of Law of Other States (1984)


The judge upon the motion of either party shall take judicial notice of the common law, public statutes, rules, regulations, and ordinances and court decisions of every other state, territory, or jurisdiction of the United States. Any party requesting that judicial notice be taken of such matter shall furnish the judge sufficient information to enable him properly to comply with the request, and shall give each adverse party such notice, if any, as the judge may deem necessary, to enable the adverse party fairly to prepare to meet the request. The rulings of the judge on such matters shall be subject to review.

Amended by order of Dec. 5, 1983, eff. April 1, 1984: Former Rule 184 concerning common law rules was repealed by Rule 101(b), Texas Rules of Evidence. This Rule 184 is the same as Rule 202, Texas Rules of Evidence, and is published both places because it concerns procedure and evidence.

Prior Amendments Future Amendments
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941 July 15, 1987, eff. Jan. 1, 1988
  Repealed by order of April 24, 1990, eff. Sept. 1, 1990: It is covered by Rule 202, Texas Rules of Civil Evidence. Corrected and clarified by order of Dec. 16, 1987, eff. Jan. 1, 1988