duces tecum

duces tecum
'bring with you', a form of subpoena.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


duces tecum
n. Latin To bring along. A type of subpoena that requires a witness to bring specified documents when he or she appears in court or for a deposition.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


duces tecum
(Latin: Bring with you.)
Commonly called a subpoena duces tecum, a type of legal writ requiring one who has been summoned to appear in court to bring some specified item with him or her for use or examination by the court.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


duces tecum
I
[Latin, Bring with you.] Commonly called a subpoena duces tecum, a type of legal writ requiring one who has been summoned to appear in court to bring some specified item with him or her for use or examination by the court.
II Bring with you.

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  • Duces tecum — Du ces te cum [L., bring with thee.] A judicial process commanding a person to appear in court and bring with him some piece of evidence or other thing to be produced to the court. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duces tecum — /d(y)iiwsiyz tiykam/ (Lat. Bring with you.) The name of certain species of writs, of which the subpoena duces tecum is the most usual, requiring a party who is summoned to appear in court to bring with him some document, piece of evidence, or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • duces tecum — /d(y)iiwsiyz tiykam/ (Lat. Bring with you.) The name of certain species of writs, of which the subpoena duces tecum is the most usual, requiring a party who is summoned to appear in court to bring with him some document, piece of evidence, or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • duces tecum — /dooh seez tee keuhm, dooh sayz tay keuhm/, Law. See subpoena duces tecum. * * * …   Universalium

  • duces tecum — /dutʃiz ˈteɪkəm/ (say doohcheez taykuhm) noun an order to someone to appear in court bringing with them certain documents; they are liable to a penalty if they fail to do so. {Latin sub poenā dūcēs tēcum under penalty, you shall bring with you} …  

  • duces tecum — Bring with you. See subpoena duces tecum …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • duces tecum — noun ( s) : subpoena duces tecum …   Useful english dictionary

  • duces tecum licet languidus — /d(y)uwsiyz tiykam laysat laeqgwadas/ (Bring with you, although sick.) In practice, an ancient writ, now obsolete, directed to the sheriff, upon a return that he could not bring his prisoner without danger of death, he being adeo languidus (so… …   Black's law dictionary

  • duces tecum licet languidus — /d(y)uwsiyz tiykam laysat laeqgwadas/ (Bring with you, although sick.) In practice, an ancient writ, now obsolete, directed to the sheriff, upon a return that he could not bring his prisoner without danger of death, he being adeo languidus (so… …   Black's law dictionary

  • duces tecum — take with you, bring to a court hearing (Latin) …   English contemporary dictionary

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