compulsory process


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the right of a defendant to have a court use its subpoena power to compel the appearance of material witnesses before the court

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The power of compulsory process in the military court system is contained in Articles 46, 47, and 48 of the UCMJ.
unconstitutionally deprived Taylor of his right to compulsory process.
11) Part I provides an overview of the right to present defense evidence, identifying the right's inceptions in due process and compulsory process, and highlighting illustrations of the Supreme Court's incoherent post-Washington analytical approach.
appeals has issued compulsory process pursuant to the SCA.
Those who oppose this action will be hoping that further delays caused by the compulsory process could finally halt the project.
The commission voted in May to use a compulsory process for the homeowners study and is using that authority to compel responses from nine insurers: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.
In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.
Sixth Amendment--In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defense.
But when school officials took notice of a downtown parking lot and an adjacent space that altogether offered some 29,000-square-feet of promise, they decided to use eminent domain to acquire the land, a compulsory process that ultimately saw the owners of the property paid nearly $2 million by the Peralta Community College District board of trustees.
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have beech committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defense
However, they may not voluntarily, or through discovery or compulsory process, disclose any information regarding the arbitration process.
The Sixth Amendment provides: "In all criminal prosecution, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed; which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.
We also recommend that compulsory process be focused on industry segments drawn as narrowly as the nature of the inquiry permits, in order to minimize any potential burdens on business.
This Note further argues that by failing to rule on whether criminal defendants' constitutional rights might warrant breaching the attorney-client privilege,(145) the Court essentially avoided the Independent Counsel's most compelling argument,(146) and missed an opportunity to clarify defendants' rights under the Sixth Amendment Compulsory Process Clause.
Unless California seeks to match the inventory requirement with a parallel measure and compulsory process against buyers, which is unlikely in the extreme, the only thing this measure can possibly accomplish is to punish dealers for those entirely rational preferences of their customers, which the current crop of liberals see as reprehensible.