18 USC 1623

A summary of federal perjury laws

December 3, 2010
Thumbnail image for A summary of federal perjury laws

If a person testifies falsely after taking the oath, or writes a false statement on a document supported by affidavit, he can be prosecuted for perjury. The act is a criminal offense where the person knew the testimony or statement was false. The states have their own laws on perjury when the offense takes place […]

Read the full article →