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Suborn

To encourage perjury through bribery, coercion, or any other means. Like perjury itself, subornation is illegal in practically every jurisdiction.
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Although reporters openly questioned Clinton's ability to avoid impeachment for what appeared to be at least perjury and at most suborning perjury, and Republican congressional leaders said to varying degrees that impeachment proceedings might be warranted, the public did not see the alleged activities in legal terms.
Hall is also charged with suborning perjury and obstruction of justice for directing a witness to destroy evidence and lie to the Grand Jury.
The attorney was found guilty of taking unethical actions that harmed eight clients and suborning the unlicensed practice of law by a nonlawyer who already was the subject of a Supreme Court stipulation for permanent injunction for UPL activities on immigration matters.
Whether a challenge was given or anyone helped in the fracas remains fuzzy, given the suborning or confusion of witnesses, and the different partialities of investigating officials.
Even if it meant lying, cheating and suborning his own daughter as a perjurer.
If, after years of effort, the activities that prompted an investigation cannot be proven to be criminal, the overzealous prosecutor can imagine only one explanation: The target must have obstructed the investigation by tampering with witnesses and suborning or committing perjury.
There remain credible suspicions of suborning perjury and obstruction of justice in the same matter, and there reportedly are issues of further and more serious perjury in Clinton's August testimony to the grand jury.
There's no suborning of perjury, no conspiracy to undermine the judicial process.
His greatest crime is not ``improper'' sexual activity in the Oval Office, lying about it, suborning perjury or even obstructing justice.
Starr subpoenaed Cockell and other Secret Service personnel to appear before the grand jury looking into possible suborning of perjury, witness tampering and obstruction in an alleged sexual relationship between Clinton and the former White House trainee .
After eluding the independent counsel in the murk of Whitewater, Clinton now has to contend with charges of perjury, suborning perjury, and obstruction of justice in the Paula Jones case.
Wedtech was a tale played out by some of the most florid characters a novelist could wish for; it would embrace a vast cast of suborning and suborned: street-smart "dese, dem, and dose" types, a congressman, a goodly portion of the backchannel operators of the Reagan White House and associated executive departments, assorted New York politicos and, at the end, financial exotics of the sort only California seems capable of spawning.