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The DC Code: § 11-942 Subpenas [Subpoenas].

Index11 Organization and Jurisdiction of the Courts. (Refs & Annos)
a
The Superior Court may compel the attendance of witnesses by attachment. At the request of any party, subpenas [subpoenas] for attendance at a hearing or trial in the Superior Court shall be issued by the clerk of court. A subpena [subpoena] may be served at any place within the District of Columbia, or at any place without the District of Columbia that is within twenty-five miles of the place of the hearing or trial specified in the subpena [subpoena]. The form, issuance, and manner of service of the subpena [subpoena] shall be as prescribed by the rule of the court.
b
A subpena [subpoena] in a criminal case in which a felony is charged may be served at any place within the United States upon order of a judge of the court.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 11-942. 1973 Ed., § 11-942. Editor's Notes Throughout the section, "subpoena" and "subpoenas" were inserted, in brackets, to correct misspellings. DC CODE § 11-942 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 487, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 111.)