§ 1731 Handwriting
§ 1732 Record made in regular course of business; photographic copies
§ 1733 Government records and papers; copies
§ 1734 Court record lost or destroyed, generally
§ 1735 Court record lost or destroyed where United States interested
§ 1736 Congressional Journals
§ 1737 Copy of officer’s bond
§ 1738 State and Territorial statutes and judicial proceedings; full faith and credit
§ 1738A Full faith and credit given to child custody determinations
§ 1738B Full faith and credit for child support orders
§ 1738C Certain acts, records, and proceedings and the effect thereof
§ 1739 State and Territorial nonjudicial records; full faith and credit
§ 1740 Copies of consular papers
§ 1741 Foreign official documents
§ 1743 Demand on postmaster
§ 1744 Copies of United States Patent and Trademark Office documents, generally
§ 1745 Copies of foreign patent documents
§ 1746 Unsworn declarations under penalty of perjury

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 28 > Part V > Chapter 115 - Evidence; Documentary

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • agency: includes any department, independent establishment, commission, administration, authority, board or bureau of the United States or any corporation in which the United States has a proprietary interest, unless the context shows that such term was intended to be used in a more limited sense. See 28 USC 451
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • county: includes a parish, or any other equivalent subdivision of a State or Territory of the United States. See 1 USC 2
  • department: means one of the executive departments enumerated in section 1 of Title 5, unless the context shows that such term was intended to describe the executive, legislative, or judicial branches of the government. See 28 USC 451
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • marriage: means only a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife, and the word "spouse" refers only to a person of the opposite sex who is a husband or a wife. See 1 USC 7
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • oath: includes affirmation, and "sworn" includes affirmed. See 1 USC 1
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 1 USC 1
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • vessel: includes every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See 1 USC 3
  • writing: includes printing and typewriting and reproductions of visual symbols by photographing, multigraphing, mimeographing, manifolding, or otherwise. See 1 USC 1