subpoena duces tecum


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sub•poe•na du•ces te•cum

(səˈpi nə ˈdu siz ˈti kəm, ˈdu seɪz ˈteɪ kəm, səb-)
n.
a writ directing a person to appear in court and to bring some document described in the writ.
[1755–65; < New Latin: literally, under penalty you shall bring with you]
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Noun1.subpoena duces tecum - a writ issued by a court at the request of one of the parties to a suit; it requires a witness to bring to court or to a deposition any relevant documents under the witness's control
judicial writ, writ - (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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