Prepared by Reporters and the senior staff attorney for the Louisiana State Law Institute's Evidence Code Project. Authors' Notes explain the Code and give special attention to problematic areas of law. Other sections include: Related Statutes, involving evidence issues; detailed index to the Code and other evidence statutes; specialized indexes relating to presumptions, prima facie evidence and burden of proof; and an appendix that compares and contrasts the Louisiana Evidence Code with the Federal Rules of Evidence. The full text of Federal Rules is included, as are Concordance and Dispositional Tables for legislative history. An appendix shows amendments to original bill.