January 31, 2012
- 282 Obstructing Justice
- 282k5 k. Suppression or Falsification of Evidence.
Since one twin was ordered by court to give handwriting samples after being arrested for using stolen credit card, the other twin’s appearing and giving the handwriting samples was designed to prevent his brother from so doing and amounted to obstruction of justice.
Elliott v. U.S., 385 A.2d 183 (D.C. 1978)
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