subornation of perjury

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Noun1.subornation of perjury - (law) inducing someone to make a false oath as part of a judicial proceeding; "to prove subordination of perjury you must prove the perjury and also prove that the perjured statement was procured by the accused suborner who knew that it would be false"
subornation - underhandedly or improperly inducing someone to do something improper or unlawful
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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Ferdinand) Topacio, to undertake a massive evidence fabrication including subornation of perjury against me, in order to actualize Duterte's obsessive and vindictive agenda to lock me up in jail,' she said.
Santa Maria, 72, of 25 Blue Bell Road, was placed on probation last month after admitting to sufficient facts for guilty findings on related charges of witness intimidation, attempted subornation of perjury and conspiracy.
2) If the perjury, subornation of perjury, or witness bribery resulted in substantial interference with the administration of justice, increase by 3 levels.
There are too many stories of convictions obtained through subornation of perjury, through suppression of exculpatory evidence, and through the willful use of unreliable, wrongfully obtained confessions.
15) A military court, citing federal cases, recounted a very similar list, including "perjury, subornation of perjury, false statement, fraud, swindling, forgery, bribery, false pretenses, and embezzlement.
In the weeks, months, and years that followed, they would have to deal with official misconduct at the highest levels of the federal government, including destruction of evidence, altering of evidence, "loss" of evidence, obstruction of justice, lying, perjury, subornation of perjury, and threats and intimidation directed at them and their witnesses.
Myers is scheduled to go to trial in January on a 22-count federal indictment that alleges skimming, money laundering, concealing assets in the Burchwood bankruptcy proceeding, subornation of perjury and perjury for his actions in connection with the Burchwood Harbor Apartments.
The state supreme court affirmed the decision, concluding that "the subornation of perjury by an attorney and/or the intentional concealment of documents by an attorney are actions which constitute extrinsic fraud.
After the scandal broke, Morris told the grand jury, he did some polling and learned that the public was most concerned about obstruction of justice and subornation of perjury, and not whether Clinton had simply engaged in a sexual affair outside his marriage.
The original Conference Report makes the link between Rule 609(a)(2) and the crimina falsi explicit, defining the phrase "crimes involving dishonesty or false statement" as "crimes such as perjury, subornation of perjury, false statements, criminal fraud, embezzlement, or false pretense, or any other offense in the nature of crimen falsi, the commission of which involves some element of deceit, untruthfulness, or falsification bearing on the accused's propensity to testify truthfully.
In Section III, I show what the federal subornation of perjury statute and the Model Rules of Professional Responsibility require prosecutors to do in response to testilying.