Rule 614.Calling and Interrogation of Witnesses by


(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. 

(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.