venire facias

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Latin, make or cause to come.


venire facias

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  1. (law) A judicial writ or precept directed to the sheriff, requiring him to cause a certain number of qualified persons to appear in court at a specified time to serve as jurors.
  2. (law) A summons to cause the party indicted on a penal statute to appear.


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