LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||04/FEV/2012 6:04 PM|
|Assunto:||Falta injustificada e outros|
1 subpoena also subpena [Latin sub poena under penalty] : a writ commanding a designated person upon whom it has been served to appear (as in court or before a congressional committee) under a penalty (as a charge of contempt) for failure (as a charge of contempt) for failure to comply - compare summons.
2 subpoena : to call before a court or hearing subpoena < the inspector is given the power to subpoena any relevant... witness - Harvard Law Review > also: to command the production of (evidence) by a subpoena duces tecum <subpoenaed documents>
subpoena ad testificandum : a subpoena that commands a witness to appear and give testimony.
subpoena duces tecum : [New latin under penalty you shall bring with you] a subpoena that commands the production of specified evidence in a person's possession <> Unlike a search warrant, a subpoena duces tecum can be issued without a showing of probable cause.
*Merrian-Webster's Dictionary of Law - USA 1996.
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