LMCLR IR 3.1(a) PROCEDURE AT CONTESTED HEARINGS - SUBPOENAS 1) A subpoena may be obtained pursuant to IRLJ 3.1 (a). 2) Subpoenas for Police Officers - Alternative Procedure. Subpoenas may be requested and served as provided by state law and court rules. In the alternative, defendants in contested infraction cases may serve subpoenas upon officers who issued the citation in the following manner: (a) A subpoena may be requested and obtained from the court clerk; (b) The defendant, or his/her attorney or agent, may effectuate service of the subpoena upon the officer by serving the subpoena upon an employee of the Legal Department of the City Attorney's Office in that office at least seven days before the scheduled contested hearing; (c) The City Attorney's Office shall date-stamp the subpoena, provide a stamped copy to the person serving the subpoena, and transmit the original subpoena to the officer at the Police Department. 3) This rule is not intended to supersede or conflict with any statutes concerning procedures for infractions or the Infraction Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction (IRLJ). (Effective 09/01/12)
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