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Idaho Rules of Evidence Rule 614. Calling and Interrogation of Witnesses by Court.

(a)  Calling by court. When the court is the trier of fact, the court may on its own motion or at the suggestion of a party, call witnesses, and all parties are entitled to cross-examinine witnesses thus called. 

    

(b)  Interrogation by court. The court may interrogate witnesses, whether called by itself or by a party. 

    

(c)  Objections. Objections to the interrogation of a witness by the court may be made at the time of interrogation or at the next available opportunity when the jury is not present. 

    

(Adopted January 8, 1985, effective July 1, 1985.)

 

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