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-)
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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|Noun||1.||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|
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