18 USC 1505

Federal law on obstructing justice: a summary

January 12, 2011
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Obstruction of justice is a felony under federal law. While obstruction of justice is often charged as a state law offense, the matter becomes a federal charge where it involves a federal court proceeding or the federal government. The federal statutes criminalizing obstruction of justice are found in Title 18, United States Code, Chapter 73. […]

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