subpoena duces tecum

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subpoena duces tecum

(in law) a subpoena commanding a person to take books, papers, records, or other items to the court.

subpoena duces tecum

(sŭ-pē′nă doo′sēz tē′kŭm, soob poy′nă dook′ās tā′koom)
A process used in litigation that compels the party having control of documents, items, and materials relevant to issues in a lawsuit to produce them at a designated time and place.
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While most non-military entities will likely recognize and comply with a valid subpoena duces tecum, these three common types of evidence represent areas where military practitioners could encounter resistance.
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The Second Circuit, and Judge Kopfs dissent in In re Grand Jury Subpoena Duces Tecum, weighed the need to maintain client confidences against the public's need for evidence.
It is axiomatic that we don't normally seek inculpatory documents by subpoena duces tecum.
1011 (1989); In re Subpoenas Duces Tecum (Fulbright & Jaworski), 738 F.
A subpoena duces tecum, however, is not necessarily a sufficient court order to relieve an appraiser of the obligation to maintain confidentiality, either under Canon 4 or under contractual obligations related to specific appraisals.
The defendant was charged with DUI and the state filed a motion for leave to issue a subpoena duces tecum to a hospital for the defendant's medical records for the day the defendant was involved in a motor vehicle accident and treated at the hospital.
After obtaining initial written discovery from the doctor, send depositions on written questions with a subpoena duces tecum to the doctor's medical school and residency program.
Investigators should be aware that because grand juries possess the authority to subpoena all information relevant to matters under their investigation, financial records may also be obtained through a grand jury subpoena duces tecum.
OTC BB: JAWS) announces that it, along with several other individuals and corporations, has received a subpoena duces tecum from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requesting the production of certain information in relation to certain Internet investment newsletters.
Furthermore, the Office of the Ombudsman, aside from administering oaths, issue subpoena and subpoena duces tecum, should have the power "to compel and secure the compulsory attendance of any witness or the production of evidence wherever the same may be found, and take testimony at any stage of any investigation or inquiry, provided, that in the course of such investigation or inquiry, the Ombudsman shall have the power to examine and have access to bank and non-bank accounts.