obstruction of justice

Definition of "obstruction of justice"
  1. An unlawful act of hindering the judicial system, courts, or law enforcement officers' work, that includes activities like intimidating witnesses, having improper interactions with jurors, concealing evidence, or impeding an arrest
How to use "obstruction of justice" in a sentence
  1. Tampering with the evidence led to his charge of obstruction of justice.
  2. She was arrested for obstruction of justice for threatening a key witness before the trial.
  3. His inappropriate contact with jurors was considered obstruction of justice.

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