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duces tecum

Legal Definition of duces tecum

Etymology

    Latin Origin

Phrase

  1. Bring with you. Used most frequently for a species of subpoena (as in "subpoena duces tecum") which seeks not so much the appearance of a person before a court of law, but the surrender of a thing (e.g.. a document or some other evidence) by its holder, to the court, to serve as evidence in a trial.

Etymology

    Latin origin

Definition of duces tecum

Phrase

duces tecum

  • (law) Bring with you.

Derived terms

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