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This article examines M.R.E. 611(c), which relates to leading questions when examining witnesses. The first part of the article discusses the purpose behind the "no-leading on direct" rule and how to tell leading from non-leading questions. Then the article offers tips for leading and non-leading questions and answers the question of why leading on cross is allowed. Lastly, the article examines how strictly the rule is observed and reviews Montana cases on 611(c).
Rule 611(c): Where You Lead, I Will Follow
, 39 Mont. Law. 16
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