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subpoena duces tecum

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noun subpoena du·ces te·cum \-ˌdü-səs-ˈtē-kəm\

Definition of subpoena duces tecum

  1. :  a writ commanding a person to produce in court certain designated documents or evidence



Origin of subpoena duces tecum

New Latin, under penalty you shall bring with you


First Known Use: 1768


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