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Organization And Functions Manual 18. Inapplicability Of 28 C.F.R., Section 16.21 Et Seq.
Inapplicability of 28 C.F.R., Section 16.21 et seq. in Certain Cases—Illustrative Examples
See generally USAM 1-6.120.
- An INS employee is subpoenaed as an adverse witness by a plaintiff who accepted that employee's check for personal purchases which later was returned for insufficient funds—no authorization is required because the information requested is unrelated to the individual's employment.
- An FBI agent is subpoenaed by an insurance company to testify that he/she saw the plaintiff's vehicle weaving across the road when the agent observed the car during a bank robbery investigation -- authorization to testify is required because the information was acquired as part of his/her official duties.
[cited in USAM 1-6.120]
Updated February 19, 2015