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subpoena
American English: /səˈpinə/
British English: /səˈpiːnə/

Translation of subpoena in Spanish:

noun

  • (Law) to serve a subpoena on somebody
    notificar a alguien (una orden de comparecencia)
    Example sentences
    • Even if it is a US bank which is ordered by a US subpoena, other common law courts have applied traditional conflict-of-laws analysis.
    • Further, the day-to-day administration of criminal justice functions with many witnesses who are not under subpoena and who attend voluntarily to give evidence.
    • It held that if an individual does not comply with a subpoena or order issued by the Tribunal, he could be held in contempt of the Tribunal and the specific contempt procedure could be set in motion.

transitive verb

  • (witness)
    Example sentences
    • The appellant was unable to subpoena the necessary witnesses.
    • In addition, in July several people were subpoenaed to testify about their protest activities before a grand jury convened in Missouri.
    • Your office could do more, the witnesses were not subpoenaed and brought along, and the magistrate is sure to have plenty to do.

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