witness protection program


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witness protection program

n (US Jur) → Zeugenschutzprogramm nt
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Pending with the Committee on Justice is House Bill (HB) 3692 or the proposed "Act providing for a Witness Protection Program for witnesses in anomalies in the Judiciary" authored by Reps Rufus Rodriguez (2nd District, Cagayan de Oro City) and his younger brother, Maximo Rodriguez, Jr.
The Witness Protection Program employs three pillars of its operations to combat witness intimidation.
Still, future episodes show improvement, and McCormack's strong presence makes the show eminently watchable even, as in episode two, the plot makes no sense whatsoever (what judge would turn a child in the witness protection program over to his apparently murderous father?
Individual states recently have undertaken legislative action to strengthen their respective witness protection programs.
Yet, as the Los Angeles Times puts it, "Two years later, efforts to strengthen the country's witness protection program have gone nowhere.
A weaker generation of Mafiosi, faced with long sentences for racketeering or drug trafficking, proved vulnerable to providing information in exchange for a new life under the Witness Protection Program.
The new millionaires soon discover the money actually belongs to a mobster in the witness protection program.
After evaluating his sworn statement, Ventura has been given full coverage under the Witness Protection Program.
A House member has criticized the insufficient budgetary support being given to the government's Witness Protection Program (WPP) despite the many high profile cases pending at the Department of Justice (DOJ).
The lawyer, however, did not clarify whether the P2 billion was among the conditions set by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for Napoles to be accepted in the witness protection program.
Since the inception of the state's witness protection program as part of an anti-gang bill approved by the Legislature in 2006, however, more than 465 such witnesses and members of their families statewide have received protective services, ranging from relocation and living expenses to police surveillance and armed escorts, according to an Aug.
Fed up with never staying in one place long enough to make it to a school dance, Duff's 16-year-old Holly Hamilton keeps a blog that expresses her frustration with zingers such as ``Mom calls it home, I call it the Witness Protection Program.