Ariz. R. Evid. 614

As amended through December 6, 2023
Rule 614 - Courts Calling or Examining a Witnesses
(a)Calling. The court 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 calling or examining a witness either at that time or at the next opportunity when the jury is not present.

Ariz. R. Evi. 614

Amended Sept. 8, 2011, effective 1/1/2012.


The language of Rule 614 has been amended to conform to the federal restyling of the Evidence Rules to make them more easily understood and to make style and terminology consistent throughout the rules. These changes are intended to be stylistic only. There is no intent to change any result in any ruling on evidence admissibility.



Federal Rules of Evidence, Rule 614.