ad testificandum


ad testificandum
/aed testafakaendam/ To testify. Type of writ of habeas corpus used to bring prisoner to court to testify.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Subpoena ad testificandum — A subpoena ad testificandum is a court summons to appear and give oral testimony for use at a hearing or trial. The subpoena developed as a creative writ, the writ subpoena , from the Court of Chancery. Writs of many kinds formed the essential… …   Wikipedia

  • ad testificandum — adv. Latin For testifying. =>> subpoena (subpoena ad testificandum). See also habeas corpus. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • habeas corpus ad testificandum — see habeas corpus Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Subpoena ad testificandum — Subpoena Sub*p[oe] na, n. [NL., fr. L. sub under + poena punishment. See {Pain}.] (Law) A writ commanding the attendance in court, as a witness, of the person on whom it is served, under a penalty; the process by which a defendant in equity is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subpoena ad testificandum — subpoena ad tes·ti·fi·can·dum / ˌad ˌtes tə fə kan dəm, ˌäd ˌtes tē fē kän ˌdu̇m/: a subpoena that commands a witness to appear and give testimony Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • ad testificandum — For giving testimony. See habeas corpus ad testificandum …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • subpoena ad testificandum — noun a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court • Syn: ↑subpoena • Derivationally related forms: ↑subpoena (for: ↑subpoena) • Topics: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • subpoena ad testificandum — noun Etymology: New Latin, under penalty to give testimony Date: circa 1769 a writ commanding a person to appear in court to testify as a witness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • subpoena ad testificandum — noun A writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court …   Wiktionary

  • habeas corpus ad testificandum — /heybiyas korpas xd testafakaendam/ The writ, meaning you have the body to testify , used to bring up a prisoner detained in a jail or prison to give evidence before the court. Hottle v. District Court in and for Clinton County, 233 Iowa 904, 11… …   Black's law dictionary


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