West Headnote of the Day – November 13, 2009

November 13, 2009

West's Key 410 Witnesses
West's Key 410III Examination
West's Key 410III(A) Taking Testimony in General
West's Key 410k246 Examination by Court or Jury
West's Key 410k246(2) k. Calling and Examination by Court.

District judge is entitled to ask questions during trial and he acts as more than mere moderator or umpire; judge’s role is to see that law is properly administered, and it is duty which he cannot discharge by remaining inert.
Rivas v. Brattesani, 94 F.3d 802 (2d Cir. 1996)

410 Witnesses