Obstruction of Justice: An Overview of Some of the Federal Statutes That Prohibit Interference with Judicial, Executive, or Legislative Activities

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Obstruction of justice is the frustration of governmental purposes by violence, corruption, destruction of evidence, or deceit. It is a federal crime. In fact, federal obstruction of justice laws are legion; too many for even passing reference to all of them in a single report. This is a brief description of the some of the more prominent.

Creator(s): Doyle, Charles
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: November 5, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Doyle, Charles

Senior Specialist in American Public Law

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: November 5, 2010
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Obstruction of justice is the frustration of governmental purposes by violence, corruption, destruction of evidence, or deceit. It is a federal crime. In fact, federal obstruction of justice laws are legion; too many for even passing reference to all of them in a single report. This is a brief description of the some of the more prominent.

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76 pages.

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