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Federal Grand Jury Posted on Jun 5

A recent Congressional Research Service report explains the function and powers of the federal grand jury. The author, Charles Doyle, provides a brief overview of the federal grand jury system as well as more in-depth information about grand jury subpoenas and secrecy.  This is a good   …Continue Reading Federal Grand Jury

‘Documents Only’ Subpoenas Allowed in Massachusetts Posted on Mar 23

Mass. R. Civ. P. 45 has been amended to allow lawyers to subpoena documents from a non-party without noticing a deposition of the record-keeper, effective April 1, 2015. As amended, Rule 45(a). A subpoena may command a person, in addition to giving testimony, “to produce designated   …Continue Reading ‘Documents Only’ Subpoenas Allowed in Massachusetts