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subpoena in Law topic

subpoenasubpoena2 verb (past tense and past participle subpoenaed) [transitive]  lawSCL to order someone to come to a court of law and be a witness James was subpoenaed as a witness.see thesaurus at order→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
subpoenaThe police would subpoena and study this footage.The truth commission intends to subpoena Basson, who has been invited to apply for amnesty.Nor can police subpoena his records from Georgetown University Medical Center, where he was treated for minor injuries.Lipranzer will be called, apparently to say I instructed him not to subpoena my home phone tolls.These people ought to subpoena some 10-year-olds who could tell them what really goes on.This is an important development, which allows litigants before domestic courts effectively to subpoena the Commission.Both the teacher and the board can subpoena witnesses.