North Carolina General Assembly
NC General Statutes
Chapter 8C - Evidence Code.
The Statutes on the North Carolina General Assembly website reflect changes made in the
legislative session, through 7/30/2016.
§ 8C-1. Rules of Evidence.
Rule 101. Scope.
Rule 102. Purpose and construction.
Rule 103. Rulings on evidence.
Rule 104. Preliminary questions.
Rule 105. Limited admissibility.
Rule 106. Remainder of or related writings or recorded statements.
Rule 201. Judicial notice of adjudicative facts.
Presumptions in Civil Actions and Proceedings.
Rule 301. Presumptions in general in civil actions and proceedings.
Rule 302. Applicability of federal law in civil actions and proceedings.
Relevancy and Its Limits.
Rule 401. Definition of "relevant evidence."
Rule 402. Relevant evidence generally admissible; irrelevant evidence inadmissible.
Rule 403. Exclusion of relevant evidence on grounds of prejudice, confusion, or waste of time.
Rule 404. Character evidence not admissible to prove conduct; exceptions; other crimes.
Rule 405. Methods of proving character.
Rule 406. Habit; routine practice.
Rule 407. Subsequent remedial measures.
Rule 408. Compromise and offers to compromise.
Rule 409. Payment of medical and other expenses.
Rule 410. Inadmissibility of pleas, plea discussions, and related statements.
Rule 411. Liability insurance.
Rule 412. Rape or sex offense cases; relevance of victim's past behavior.
Rule 413. Medical actions; statements to ameliorate or mitigate adverse outcome.
Rule 414. Evidence of medical expenses.
Rule 501. General rule.
Rule 601. General rule of competency; disqualification of witness.
Rule 602. Lack of personal knowledge.
Rule 603. Oath or affirmation.
Rule 604. Interpreters.
Rule 605. Competency of judge as witness.
Rule 606. Competency of juror as witness.
Rule 607. Who may impeach.
Rule 608. Evidence of character and conduct of witness.
Rule 609. Impeachment by evidence of conviction of crime.
Rule 610. Religious beliefs or opinions.
Rule 611. Mode and order of interrogation and presentation.
Rule 612. Writing or object used to refresh memory.
Rule 613. Prior statements of witnesses.
Rule 614. Calling and interrogation of witnesses by court.
Rule 615. Exclusion of witnesses.
Rule 616. Alternative testimony of witnesses with developmental disabilities or mental retardation in civil cases and special proceedings.
Opinions and Expert Testimony.
Rule 701. Opinion testimony by lay witness.
Rule 702. Testimony by experts.
Rule 703. Bases of opinion testimony by experts.
Rule 704. Opinion on ultimate issue.
Rule 705. Disclosure of facts or data underlying expert opinion.
Rule 706. Court appointed experts.
Rule 801. Definitions and exception for admissions of a party-opponent.
Rule 802. Hearsay rule.
Rule 803. Hearsay exceptions; availability of declarant immaterial.
Rule 804. Hearsay exceptions; declarant unavailable.
Rule 805. Hearsay within hearsay.
Rule 806. Attacking and supporting credibility of declarant.
Authentication and Identification.
Rule 901. Requirement of authentication or identification.
Rule 902. Self-authentication.
Rule 903. Subscribing witness' testimony unnecessary.
Contents of Writings, Recordings and Photographs.
Rule 1001. Definitions.
Rule 1002. Requirement of original.
Rule 1003. Admissibility of duplicates.
Rule 1004. Admissibility of other evidence of contents.
Rule 1005. Public records.
Rule 1006. Summaries.
Rule 1007. Testimony or written admission of party.
Rule 1008. Functions of court and jury.
Rule 1101. Applicability of rules.
Rule 1102. Short title.