obstruction of justice


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obstruction of justice

n.
The criminal offense of intentionally hindering or interfering with the processes of law.
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Noun1.obstruction of justice - impeding those who seek justice in a court (as by trying to influence or intimidate any juror or witness or officer of the court); can result in a finding of contempt of court
obstruction - the act of obstructing; "obstruction of justice"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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We are about to have forcible entry and warned them of obstruction of justice when two of them ran away," Tangonan told the Manila Bulletin, citing how two civilian body guards of the ex-mayor prohibited them from entering despite presenting the search warrant.
Kung patuloy na hihirit sila na itigil (ang imbestigasyon), ay pwedeng makasuhan yang mga doctor na yan ng obstruction of justice kasi ang autopsy, ang purpose po ay malaman ang truth sa pagkamatay,' Acosta said
said that there is a "credible case" of obstruction of justice that can be made against President Trump.
Political pundits, legal experts and left-leaning social media users say that President Donald Trump's latest tweet about General Michael Flynn is a clear case of obstruction of justice.
Earlier yesterday, Mr Trump tweeted that a new report suggesting that special counsel Robert Mueller may investigate him for possible obstruction of justice after he sacked FBI director James Comey is a "phony story".
US President Donald Trump lashed out on Twitter early on Thursday after a report that he was under investigation for possible obstruction of justice by the special counsel probing alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told graduates at a Commencement address at Wellesley College Friday, "We were furious about the past presidential election -- of a man who's presidency would eventually end in disgrace with his impeachment for obstruction of justice.
A seven-count indictment was unsealed today charging four current and former Police of Puerto Rico (POPR) Carolina Drug Unit officers with civil rights violations and obstruction of justice arising out of a police operation conducted on Nov.
Judge Lettieri also concluded that under Rule 60 bis, the Tribunal does not have jurisdiction to hear cases of obstruction of justice against legal persons (corporate entities).
A former University of Massachusetts Dartmouth student has been found guilty in federal court of obstruction of justice and conspiring to obstruct justice by hindering the investigation into his college friend, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the US media report Monday.
Manila: Ten personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard were charged with homicide and obstruction of justice in connection with the shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman in the South China Sea off northern Luzon last May, a senior official said.
In addition to the illegal dumping charges, there are two counts of obstruction of justice.