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Title: Quashing Witness Subpoenas Without Explicit Authority From the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure
Journal: Criminal Law Bulletin  Volume:25  Issue:4  Dated:(July-August 1989)  Pages:315-339
Author(s): K Bresler
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 24
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Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure authorize the quashing of subpoenas for documents and other objects, but are silent on quashing subpoenas for a witness's appearance and testimony.
Abstract: This article examines the various methods that courts have used and can use to entertain motions to quash witness subpoenas without explicit authority to do so from the Rules. 112 references. (Publisher abstract)
Main Term(s): Subpoenas
Index Term(s): Criminal procedures; Federal Code; Witnesses rights
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