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Idaho Rules of Evidence Rule 614. Court's Calling or Examining of Witnesses.

 

(a)  Calling.  When the court is the trier of fact, it may call a witness on its own or at a party's request.  Each party is entitled to cross-examine the witness.

    

(b)  Examining.  The court may examine a witness regardless of who calls the witness.

    

(c)  Objections.  A party may object to the court’s examining a witness either at that time or at the next opportunity when the jury is not present.

    

(Adopted March 26, 2018, effective July 1, 2018.)

 

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Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick
Justice Joel D. Horton
Justice Robyn M. Brody
Justice G. Richard Bevan



Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Sergio A. Gutierrez
Judge Molly J. Huskey
Judge Jessica M. Lorello

 

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