verb (used with object), sub·poe·naed, sub·poe·na·ing.
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Origin of subpoena
OTHER WORDS FROM subpoenaun·sub·poe·naed, adjective
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Earlier in the day, Johnson’s panel voted to authorize subpoenas in its probe targeting former Obama administration officials.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
The new subpoena seeks those documents as well as another ethics opinion provided to Emanuel.“Cover Up”: House Democrats Subpoena Documents That NLRB Refused to Share in Ethics Investigation|by Ian MacDougall|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
Intuit produced half a million pages of documents in response to the FTC’s first civil investigative demand — a kind of subpoena — last year.The FTC Is Investigating Intuit Over TurboTax Practices|by Justin Elliott|September 8, 2020|ProPublica
A judge last week threw out the president’s lawsuit to block the subpoenas on the grounds that they were too broad.New York’s AG is investigating whether Trump’s company falsely reported asset valuations to get loans|Lee Clifford|August 24, 2020|Fortune
With subpoenas arriving at NASA and Boeing, we have an idea of how serious this episode might become.Behind the criminal investigation into NASA’s moon lander shopping|Tim Fernholz|August 20, 2020|Quartz
Henry Waxman did subpoena Condoleezza Rice, and she appeared once, in the fall of 2007.
Meanwhile, Wildstein is fighting a subpoena to appear before state legislators on Thursday.In New Jersey, There’s No Exit for Chris Christie’s Bridge Trolls|Michael Daly|January 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Wednesday, Airbnb filed a motion in New York State Supreme Court challenging the subpoena.
The House bill, introduced last Thursday, contains strong protection for leakers and probably would have prevented the subpoena.
Republicans, Fox News gloats, want Clinton to testify about Benghazi under subpoena.The Obama Scandals Are Desperate Measures by the GOP|Robert Shrum|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There are others who are inclined towards elaborate plots as Sam Weller was to the "'rig'nal" of his subpoena.The English Novel|George Saintsbury
In the interim he bought a ticket, supped, reflected, counted his money and studied the subpoena.
Saul Aronson's jaw dropped and the subpoena began to burn a hole in his pocket.
He was not familiar enough with law terms to know the limits of a subpoena's authority.
When he appeared yesterday before the Grand Jury it was under a subpoena.