dedimus


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dedimus

(ˈdɛdɪməs)
n
a legal document or decree authorizing a person who is not a judge to act instead of a judge
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To enlarge the scope of the write of dedimus potestatem so as to allow a man to appoint an attorney to act for him in any suit in which he might be involved at any future time was but a short step.
Dicit autem ipse Machometus in Alchorano in capitulo Elmeyde (Surat v): Limituimus uestigia hominum per Iesum filium Marie ueracissimum patenter et dedimus ei Euangelium in quo est directio et lux et ueritas manifesta>>, cfr.
Though Illinois does not require a commission, dedimus potestatem, or letter rogatory to take a foreign deposition, if the jurisdiction in which the deponent is located requires one of those documents, SCR 205(c) permits the clerk of the court to issue one without notice.