Rule 1006: Summaries.

Article X. Contents of Writings, Recordings, and Photographs


The contents of voluminous writings, recordings, or photographs which cannot conveniently be examined in court may be presented in the form of a chart, summary or calculation. The originals or duplicates shall be made available for examination or copying, or both, by other parties at reasonable times and places. The court may order that they be produced in court.

Advisory Commission Comments.

Summaries of the contents of voluminous documents have long been admissible in Tennessee. State ex rel. Stewart v. Follis, 140 Tenn. 513, 521, 205 S.W. 444 (1918).

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