Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to subpoena: subpoena duces tecum
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Synonyms for subpoena

a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding

serve or summon with a subpoena

References in periodicals archive ?
He allayed the fears of the public that the subpoena power which has been restored by virtue of Republic Act 10973 is anti-poor.
President Rodrigo Duterte signed the new law last week, granting the PNP chief, the director of the PNP Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) and the CIDG deputy director subpoena powers.
Under the new law, the PNP chief and the deputy director for administration of the PNP Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) 'shall have the power to administer oath, and issue subpoena (testimony) and subpoena duces tecum (documents) in relation to its investigation.
It is crucial to understand the differences between the various types of subpoenas, especially between a subpoena initiated by an attorney vs.
and two of its senior officers have received grand jury subpoenas in connection with a federal antitrust investigation into generic drug pricing.
The first change extends unilateral subpoena authority to several new committees allowing Republican committee chairs to issue subpoenas for documents and witnesses without consulting or obtaining approval from Democratic members of the committee.
Summary: Being served with a grand jury subpoena can be a harrowing experience for any company.
Facing a subpoena can be a daunting situation, fraught with uncertainty about whether or how to comply despite a number of rules and regulations intended to protect client confidentiality.
As part of your preparation, you inform the defense that you plan to subpoena the accused's credit card records for the purpose of examining the date- and time-stamped transactions on the day in question.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a credit union-backed bill that places stricter guidelines when creditors subpoena information.
M2 PHARMA-May 10, 2011-Forest Laboratories gets subpoena on Benicar, Benicar HCT and Azor(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Minneapolis MN) disclosed that it has received a subpoena related to its sales of neurostimulation devices and reimbursement to physicians who used the products.
With great relief you set the subpoena aside, and, seeing that the date for your guest appearance at a deposition isn't until mid-January, you still have plenty of time to enjoy the spiked eggnog, the New Year's Eve champagne and a couple of Alka-Seltzer tablets on January 1.
Subpoena is a Latin term (meaning, "under penalty") that risk managers often encounter.
However, the matter has stayed alive in court, with Baca's questioning why certain grand jury documents weren't in court files and whether Wilenchik complied with subpoena requirements.