best-evidence ruleThe evidentiary rule providing that, to prove the contents of a writing (or a recording or photograph), a party must produce the original writing (or a mechanical, electronic, or other familiar duplicate, such as a photocopy) unless it is unavailable, in which case secondary evidence ¡ª the testimony of the drafter or a person who read the document ¡ª may be admitted. Fed. R. Evid. 1001¨C1004.
¡ª Also termed documentary-originals rule; original-writing rule; original-document rule. [Cases: Criminal Law 398¨C403; Evidence 157¨C187. C.J.S. Criminal Law ¡ì¡ì 833¨C845; Evidence ¡ì¡ì 1054¨C1131.]
What is the Chinese interpretation of best-evidence rule?