This Article addresses significant judicial and legislative developments of interest to the Georgia civil trial practitioner occurring during the survey period of this publication. II. LEGISLATION
Signed by Governor Deal on May 3, 2011, House Bill 242 rewrites and replaces the Georgia Evidence Code' as codified in Title 24 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.). The Act loosely conforms Title 24 to the Federal Rules of Evidence and makes the changes effective for any motion, hearing, or trial commencing on or after January 1, 2013.
Cook, Kate S.; Peak, Brandon L.; Morrison, John C. III; Hobson, Tedra C.; Weeks, Mary K.; Butler, Jeb; and DiPolito, Samantha A.
"Trial Practice and Procedure,"
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1, Article 17.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.mercer.edu/jour_mlr/vol63/iss1/17