Ohio’s Best Evidence Rule is set forth at Evid.R. 1002. It is very similar to its’ federal counterpart. Ohio Rule of Evidence 1002 provides that,
To prove the content of a writing, recording, or photograph, the original writing, recording, or photograph is required, except as otherwise provided in these rules or by statute enacted by the General Assembly not in conflict with a rule of the Supreme Court of Ohio.
But also like its federal… [read post