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Connecticut Code of Evidence Revisions

by Roy, Christopher


The revisions to the Connecticut Code of Evidence, effective February 1, 2018, are available on the court rules web page. Revisions to Commentaries are also included. The revisions were published in the Connecticut Law Journal on January 2, 2018 and a correction to the commentary to Section 8-6 (Hearsay Exceptions) was issued on January 23, 2018. New rules are listed below:

  • Sec. 4-8A. (New) Pleas, Plea Discussions, and Related Statements
  • Sec. 5-2. (New) Attorney-Client Privilege
  • Sec. 5-3. (New) Marital Privileges