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Subpoena Policy

Tulane University Office of the General Counsel Subpoena Policy

A subpoena is an order directing the recipient to appear and testify at a specific time and place. A subpoena duces tecum requires the recipient to produce certain documents listed in the subpoena on the date and time designated in the subpoena. A subpoena does not grant authority to search the premises. The following is Tulane University's procedure for responding to a subpoena. If the subpoena is directed at Tulane University or one of Tulane University's departments or schools:

The General Counsel is the only person designated to accept service of a subpoena on behalf of Tulane University. Please direct the individual attempting to serve the subpoena to the following locations:

Uptown--300 Gibson Hall, 6823 St. Charles Avenue, phone 865-5783, fax 865-5784

Health Sciences Center--Tidewater Building, 1440 Canal Street, Room 2417, phone 988-5031, fax 988-3588.


If an employee has erroneously accepted the subpoena, please sign, date and fax the subpoena and contact the Office of the General Counsel immediately.

300 Gibson Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5783 website@tulane.edu