They added that they are looking into filing more complaints of obstruction of justice
against those included in thegroup chatof supposed Aegis Juris fraternity members and alumnithat discussed Castillo's death.
"But, to look at these facts and say that a prosecutor could not probably sustain a conviction for obstruction of justice
-- the standard set out in Principles of Federal Prosecution -- runs counter to logic and our experience."
There is no constitutional basis to treat the laws against obstruction of justice
Barr said that, though he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein disagreed with some of Mueller's "legal theories" about obstruction of justice
, they concluded that the special counsel did not have "sufficient" evidence to establish that Trump committed an obstruction of justice
"We are going to initiate investigations into abuses of power, into corruption … and into obstruction of justice
," Nadler said.
Last month it emerged that top US officials opened a secret obstruction of justice
probe into Trump after he sacked Comey.
Earlier yesterday Mr Trump tweeted that a new report suggesting special counsel Robert Mueller may investigate him for possible obstruction of justice
after he sacked FBI director James Comey is a "phony story".
The prosecution of Bonds for obstruction of justice
ended quietly with the Justice Department's one-paragraph court filing announcing that its solicitor general would not ask the US Supreme Court to consider a lower court's reversal of Bonds' felony conviction.
A college friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could see his obstruction of justice
conviction thrown out, his lawyer said, after the US Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a Florida fisherman could not be prosecuted under a law aimed at misdeeds by Wall Street businesses.
are charged with two counts of contempt and obstruction of justice
under rule 60 bis of the Tribunal's Rules of Procedure and Evidence.
have been charged with two counts of contempt and obstruction of justice
for publishing details of alleged witnesses in the trial of five members of the powerful Shi'ite movement Hizbullah for Hariri's 2005 slaying.
In addition to the illegal dumping charges, there are two counts of obstruction of justice