Rule 28. Persons Before Whom Depositions May Be Taken

Advisory Commission Comments to Rules 28.01-28.03

Advisory Commission Comments

Rule 28.01 allows a deposition to be taken before any officer authorized by federal, state, or territorial law to administer oaths. The provisions of Rule 28.02 governing depositions taken in foreign countries are new to Tennessee law.

Advisory Commission Comment [1996]

A lawyer or agent can operate the equipment at a videotaped deposition.

Advisory Commission Comment [2002]

28.03. The cited statute, Tenn. Code Ann. § 24-9-136, adequately covers disqualification of court reporters, so the earlier rule was deleted.


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