No. The only thing you can do is subpoena documents through the Clerk of Court’s office. You can also subpoena witnesses to trial through the Clerk of Court’s office.
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If you are in the civil division, then discovery is not authorized. But you may issue subpoenas (including subpoenas to the other party).
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