- 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.
See generally USAM 1-6.120.
[cited in USAM 1-6.120]
Updated June 26, 2015