Rule 803(18). Statements in Learned Treatises, Periodicals, or Pamphlets (Not Adopted).
(18) Statements in Learned Treatises, Periodicals, or Pamphlets (Not Adopted)
Pennsylvania has not adopted F.R.E. 803(18). Pennsylvania does not recognize an exception to the hearsay rule for learned treatises. See Majdic v. Cincinnati Machine Co., 370 Pa. Super. 611, 537 A.2d 334 (1988).
Regarding the permissible uses of learned treatises under Pennsylvania law, see Aldridge v. Edmunds, 561 Pa. 323, 750 A.2d 292 (Pa. 2000).
The provisions of this Rule 803(18) adopted January 17, 2013, effective in sixty days, 43 Pa.B. 620.
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