Vanderbilt Law Review


Jerome J. Krasa

First Page



A fundamental cleavage exists between the two methods of viewing judicial notice. Both views must be understood before the doctrine of judicial notice can be said to have a real meaning applicable to the whole variety of legal problems which arise today. This understanding must be achieved before many of the seeming inconsistencies in what has been written about the doctrine can be clarified. Finally, this basic understanding must be had if any comprehension of the operation of judicial notice in any specific field of law is possible.