service of process

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Noun1.service of process - the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone; "he accepted service of the subpoena"
bringing, delivery - the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news"
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23) Incumbent heads of state have successfully claimed status-based immunity from service of process in the United States.
25) However, the United States has previously suggested immunity from service of process for certain invitees of the Executive Branch under the rubric of "special mission immunity," (26) and it has indicated its intention to continue doing so where specific criteria are met.
04-0649 (RJL)) (suggesting immunity from service of process for invitee of the Executive Branch but emphasizing that "[s]pecial mission immunity would not .