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Finding Legal Help

You are not required to hire an attorney, but legal matters can be complicated. Consider talking to an attorney to go over your options. See the Finding Legal Help page for information about free and low cost ways to get legal help. 

Como encontrar ayuda legal

Usted no está obligado a contratar un abogado, pero los asuntos legales pueden ser complicados. Considere la posibilidad de hablar con un abogado para hablar de sus opciones. Para información sobre cómo obtener ayuda legal vea nuestra página Como encontrar ayuda legal.

URE Rule 417 (Rules of Evidence)


Rule 417. Admissibility of Evidence of the Actor's Expression or Association in Victim Targeting Criminal Penalty Enhancements.
Rule printed on March 27, 2023 at 4:45 pm. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 3/13/2019

Evidence of a criminal defendant's expressions or associations is not admissible to establish a penalty enhancement for a defendant's selection of a victim unless the evidence is otherwise admissible under these rules and specifically relates to the defendant's selection of the victim of the offense charged or is introduced for impeachment.

Effective March 13, 2019, pursuant to 2019 UT S.J.R. 8 “Joint Resolution Amending Rules of Evidence - Victim Selection.”

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