In a court room the attorney questions in a way to get an answer that he desires and not necessarily the true answer. Is it? An ensnare? Probably and most likely, dependent of course on the witness being questioned. If a prosecutor is submitting the question for an answer then for sure you can get the impression that it is an ensnare. The defense attorney on the other hand may be submitting the question to obtain an answer to a quite his client of any wrong doing.
Is it? an ensnare?