rogatory letters
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


rogatory letters
A commission from one judge to another judge requesting the latter to examine a witness in his or her court, with the testimony to be provided to the first judge.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


rogatory letters
A commission from one judge to another judge requesting the latter to examine a witness in his or her court, with the testimony to be provided to the first judge.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

rogatory letters
n.
   a written request by a judge to a judge in another state asking that a witness in the other state have his/her testimony taken in the other state's court for use in the local court case.
   See also: deposition, testimony, witness

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • rogatory letters — /rogatoriy letarz/ A commission from one judge to another in a foreign country requesting him to examine a witness. See Fed.R.Civil P. 28(b); 28 U.S.C.A. No. 1781. See also letters rogatory …   Black's law dictionary

  • letters rogatory — letters of request or letters rogatory or littera rogatoria a document sent from a court in one jurisdiction to a court in another asking for some form of judicial assistance such as the obtaining of evidence. Collins dictionary of law. W. J.… …   Law dictionary

  • letters of request — or letters rogatory or littera rogatoria a document sent from a court in one jurisdiction to a court in another asking for some form of judicial assistance such as the obtaining of evidence. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • letters requisitory — or letters rogatory plural noun A legal instrument by which a court of one country asks that of another to take a certain evidence on its behalf • • • Main Entry: ↑letter …   Useful english dictionary

  • letters of request — letters rogatory обращение государственного суда к иностранному суду с просьбой об оказании правовой помощи, см. juge d appui. См. Марышева Н.И. Международная правовая помощь и ее виды//Проблемы международного частного права. М.:Юридическая фирма …   Glossary of international commercial arbitration

  • letters of marque — Synonyms and related words: Pastoral Epistle, aerogram, air letter, air piracy, airgraph, airplane hijacking, billet doux, buccaneering, bull, chain letter, dead letter, dimissorial, dimissory letter, drop letter, encyclical, fan letter, form… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • letters rogatory — [ rəʊgət(ə)ri] plural noun Law documents making a request through a foreign court to obtain information or evidence from a specified person within the jurisdiction of that court. Origin C19: rogatory from med. L. rogatorius interrogatory …   English new terms dictionary

  • letters rogatory — See letter rogatory …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • letters rogatory — /letsrz r6g3t(s)riy/ A request by one court of another court in an independent jurisdiction, that a witness be examined upon interrogatories sent with the request. The medium whereby one country, speaking through one of its courts, requests… …   Black's law dictionary

  • letters rogatory — /letsrz r6g3t(s)riy/ A request by one court of another court in an independent jurisdiction, that a witness be examined upon interrogatories sent with the request. The medium whereby one country, speaking through one of its courts, requests… …   Black's law dictionary

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