Subpena
Subpena Sub*pe"na, n. & v. t. See {Subp[oe]na}. [1913 Webster]

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  • subpena — A court order issued at the request of a party requiring a witness to testify, produce specified evidence, or both. A subpena can be used to obtain testimony from a witness at both depositions (testimony under oath taken outside of court) and at… …   Law dictionary

  • subpena — Subpoena Sub*p[oe] na, n. [NL., fr. L. sub under + poena punishment. See {Pain}.] (Law) A writ commanding the attendance in court, as a witness, of the person on whom it is served, under a penalty; the process by which a defendant in equity is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subpena — n. official written document summoning a witness to appear in court or requiring that certain evidence be brought before a court (Law) v. serve with a subpena, serve with an official written document summoning a witness to appear in court or… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subpena — I. noun see subpoena I II. transitive verb see subpoena II …   Useful english dictionary

  • subpena duces tecum — A type of subpena, usually issued at the request of a party, by which a court orders a witness to produce certain documents at a deposition or trial. Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill,… …   Law dictionary

  • subpoena — sub·poe·na 1 also sub·pe·na /sə pē nə/ n [Latin sub poena under penalty]: a writ commanding a designated person upon whom it has been served to appear (as in court or before a congressional committee) under a penalty (as a charge of contempt) for …   Law dictionary

  • process — pro·cess / prä ˌses, prō / n 1: a continuous operation, art, or method esp. in manufacture whoever invents or discovers any new and useful process...may obtain a patent therefor U.S. Code 2 a: procedure (1) see also …   Law dictionary

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  • inspection of documents — n. A process done during discovery in which a party examines and copies documents held by the opposing party that are relevant to the lawsuit. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell …   Law dictionary

  • service of process — n. The formal delivery to a defendant of the complaint, summons, or other legal document to notify him or her that a lawsuit has been brought. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell …   Law dictionary

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