rogatory letters

Definition of "rogatory letters"
  1. A formal request made by a judge to their counterpart in another state, seeking testimony from a witness residing in the latter state, which would be useful in the requesting judge's court case
How to use "rogatory letters" in a sentence
  1. The judge issued rogatory letters to secure a crucial testimony from a witness living in another state.
  2. Through rogatory letters, the judge hoped to acquire crucial information for her case from a witness located in another jurisdiction.
  3. When key witnesses resided out of state, the judge sought their testimonies via rogatory letters.

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