obstruction of justice definition

  • noun:
    • The criminal offense, under common law and in accordance with the statutes of numerous jurisdictions, of obstructing the management and because of procedure for law.
    • Intimidating or tampering with a witness or juror to influence their particular activities.
    • impeding those that seek justice in a court (as by wanting to influence or intimidate any juror or experience or officer of court); can lead to a finding of contempt of judge

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