Rule 44.1 – Determining Foreign Law

A party who intends to raise an issue about a foreign country’s law must give notice by a pleading or other writing. In determining foreign law, the court may consider any relevant material or source, including testimony, whether or not submitted by a party or admissible under the Federal Rules of Evidence. The court’s determination must be treated as a ruling on a question of law.

AmendedEffective
Apr. 30, 2007Dec. 1, 2007
Mar. 2, 1987Aug. 1, 1987
Nov. 20, 1972July 1, 1975
AddedEffective
Feb. 28, 1966July 1, 1966
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