duces tecum


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duces tecum

From Latin, meaning "bring with you," a legal writ requiring a person summoned to appear in court to bring with them some specific document. Almost always used after the word "subpoena." The plaintiff was issued a subpoena duces tecum for any and all documents proving their association with the company they were pressing charges against.
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