Hillary committed obstruction of justice

Hillary Clinton, and her attorneys who have helped delete her e-mails, have committed the serious federal crime of obstruction of justice.  In an op-ed today at the Wall Street Journal (behind the paywall), legal professor Ronald D. Rotunda of Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law and the co-author, with John Nowak, of Treatise on Constitutional Law, mentions any action to destroy information that is subject to subpoena, or may even become subject to investigation in the future: The law says that no one has to use email, but it is a crime (18 U.S.C. section 1519) to destroy even one message to prevent it from being subpoenaed. Prosecutors charging someone with obstruction don’t even have to establish that any investigation was pending or under way when the deletion took place. Professor Rotunda explains also that records such as Hillary's e-mails, even those she asserts were "personal," could not be deleted or destroyed, even if nobody...(Read Full Post)