But others disagree that the subpoena approach is preferred.
Further, before a subpoena is issued, the government is honor bound to negotiate with the party to which it is directed.
But officers were stunned to learn that the State Attorney was unwilling to subpoena the blood-test results.
Henry Waxman did subpoena Condoleezza Rice, and she appeared once, in the fall of 2007.
A subpoena compelling him to testify before a federal grand jury was quashed.
Then the judge asked, "Major Abbott, did you subpoena this witness?"
Say, John, couldn't you subpoena a school of mackerel for me?
You're the fourth guy with a subpoena that's been after him.
No wonder the Shakespeareans are eager to subpoena Ben Jonson's verses.
I did not see till last night the opinion of the Judge on the subpoena duces tecum against the President.