• Show Notes

In this excerpt from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet Bharara and Joyce Vance break down the Supreme Court’s decision to grant review in a case that concerns the scope of the obstruction statute prosecutors have used to charge January 6 rioters and Donald Trump.

In the full episode, Preet and Joyce discuss: 

– The vote by House Republicans to formally launch an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden; 

– The Supreme Court’s decision to grant review in a case that involves potential restrictions on the abortion drug Mifepristone;

– The expedited schedule set by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in Trump’s appeal of the lower court’s rejection of his absolute immunity defense in the election subversion criminal case;

– A federal jury’s decision to order Rudy Giuliani to pay $148 million in damages for defaming two Georgia election workers; and

– A federal appeals court panel’s rejection of former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows’s request to move his Georgia criminal charges from state court to federal court.

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18 U.S. Code § 1512 – Tampering with a witness, victim, or an informant

Supreme Court order list, 12/13/23

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