ARTICLE VI. WITNESSES
RULE 614. CALLING AND INTERROGATION OF WITNESSES BY COURT
(a) Calling by Court. The court may, on its own motion or at
the suggestion of a party, call witnesses, and all parties are
entitled to cross-examine witnesses thus called.
(b) Interrogation by Court. The court may interrogate
witnesses, whether called by itself or by a party, but in jury
trials the court's interrogation shall be impartial so as not to
prejudice the parties.
(c) Objections. Objections to the calling of witnesses by the
court or to interrogation by it may be made at the time or at the
next available opportunity when the jury is not present.
[Effective February 1, 1985.]