What Is Leading Question?
22/8/17 What Is Leading Question?
Leading question is a question put or framed in such a form as to suggest the answer sought to be obtained by the person interrogating.
Questions are leading which suggest to the witness the answer desired, or which embody a material fact, and may be answered by a mere negative or affirmative, or which involve an answer bearing immediately upon the merits of the cause, and indicating to the witness a representation which will best accord with the interests of the party propounding them.
A question is leading which puts into a witness’ mouth the words that are to be echoed.