written order requiring a person to appear in a low courtÂ
Found on http://www.graduateshotline.com/list.html
- a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding 2. [v] - serve or summon with a subpoena
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=subpoena
In law, an order requiring someone who might not otherwise come forward of his or her own volition to give evidence before a court or judicial official at a specific time and place. A witness who...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
A summons issued to a person directing their attendance in Court to give evidence
Found on http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/infoabout/glossary/legal.htm
subpoena ad testificandum noun
a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=subpoena
• (v. t.) To serve with a writ of subpoena; to command attendance in court by a legal writ, under a penalty in case of disobedience. • (n.) A writ commanding the attendance in court, as a witness, of the person on whom it is served, under a penalty; the process by which a defendant in equity is commanded to appear and answer the plaintiff
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/subpoena/
formal instrument issued by a court, grand jury, legislative body or committee, or duly authorized administrative agency commanding an individual to ... [1 related articles]
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/s/178
Command to appear at a certain place and time to give testimony on a matter.
Found on http://www.glossarycentral.com/legal/subpoena.html
A subpoena ə is a writ by a government agency, most often a court, that has authority to compel testimony by a witness or production of evidence under a penalty for failure. There are two common types of subpoena: ==Etymology== The term is from the Middle English suppena and the Latin phrase sub poena meaning "under penalty". The term may also ..
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subpoena
A subpoena is `a command to appear at a certain time and place to give testimony upon a certain matter.` The term is from the Middle English suppena and the Latin phrase sub poena meaning `under penalty.` The term may also be spelled `subpena.` A subpoena is used to compel the testimony of witnesses in a trial or other adversarial proceedi
Found on http://www.oenb.at/dictionary/termini.jsp?EINTRAG_ID=19183
subpoena (supē'nu) [Lat.,=under penalty], in law, an order to a witness to appear before a court. A subpoena ad testificandum [Lat.,= to testify under penalty], the technical term denoting an ordinary subpoena, is a command for an individual to appear at a particular time and place to test...
Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/society/A0847068.html
An order directed to an individual commanding him to appear in court on a certain day to testify or produce documents in a pending lawsuit. A process to cause a witness to appear and give testimony, commanding him to lay aside all pretences and excuses, and appear before a court or magistrate therein named, at a time therein mentioned, to testify..
Found on http://www.lectlaw.com/def2/s083.htm
(n) (suh-pea-nah) It is the order issued by court directing any person or witness to be personally present before the court at the designated place and time . If the person fails to appear as required court can initiate contempt of court procedures against him
Found on http://www.legal-explanations.com/definitions/subpoena.htm
n. the original spelling of subpena, still commonly used.
Found on http://dictionary.law.com/Default.xhtml?selected=2043
A subpoena is a writ issued out of a court of justice, commanding the person to whom it is addressed to present themselves in court at a specified time, under penalty if they fail to comply. Subpoenas are used to compel witnesses to attend.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/AS.HTM
In law, an order requiring someone who might not otherwise come forward of his or her own volition to give evidence before a court or judicial official at a specific time and place. A witness who fails to comply with a subpoena is in contempt of court
Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0015485.html
Writ which requires a person to appear in court to give evidence.
Found on http://www.quick-facts.co.uk/politics/legalterms.html
Legal process which commands a witness to appear and testify.
Found on https://www.nycourts.gov/lawlibraries/glossary.shtml
A subpoena compels the appearance of a person at a trial to testify and to produce documents. A subpoena is a court order, and if properly issued and disobeyed, the disobedient person could be in contempt of court.
Found on http://www.fedcourt.gov.au/law-and-practice/legal-research/glossary-of-lega
A process directing a witness to appear and give testimony at a certain time and in a certain place.
Found on http://jec.unm.edu/manuals-resources/glossary-of-legal-terms
Found on http://www.nolo.com/dictionary/subpoena-term.html
An official summons which requires a witness to attend a court case and testify at a specific time and place. Failure to do so may result in them being punished for contempt of court
Found on http://www.businessballs.com/business-dictionary.htm
No exact match found