compulsory process


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Noun1.compulsory process - the right of a defendant to have a court use its subpoena power to compel the appearance of material witnesses before the court
legal right - a right based in law
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In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.
In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtain-ing witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.
Compulsory Process for the Effective Functioning of the Courts and United States v.
The Federal Trade Commission today announced that it is issuing a second Federal Register notice on proposed compulsory process orders to marketers of electronic cigarettes to provide information about their sales and marketing expenditures, and is seeking clearance from the Office of Management and Budget to issue the orders.
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima pointed out that the PI may proceed even if Brown opts not to participate since such proceeding is "not a compulsory process.
VI ("In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence.
The above hypothetical is a typical situation Article 32 officers are likely to confront, and raises some interesting questions for military justice practitioners as they begin to grapple with issuing subpoenas under their new compulsory process powers.
Private interest factors include: '(1) the ease of access to evidence; (2) the availability of compulsory process for the attendance of unwilling witnesses; (3) the cost of obtaining attendance of willing witnesses; (4) the possibility of a view of the premises, if appropriate; and (5) any other practical factors that make trial expeditious and inexpensive.
adversarial procedures such as confrontation, compulsory process, and
Based on 2009 financial and nutrition information collected through subpoena-like compulsory process orders from 48 major food and drink marketers, including the likes of Coca-Cola, ConAgra Foods, Del Monte, Mars, McDonald's and PepsiCo, the report finds only "modest improvements.
In other words, despite the fact that the state was going through a voluntary or compulsory process of confronting its past sins, the PKK, a terrorist organization had killed not only thousands of innocent people, but also many of its members never went through such a process of self-contemplation or self-questioning.
As the buyers exceeded 90% in ENK, they will proceed with a compulsory process for the rest of the stock at the same price per share as in the takeover offer.