Tuesday, April 9, 2013

United States of America v. I. Lewis Libby case brief

United States of America v. I. Lewis Libby case brief summary

-The eventual result of a series of events beginning with the Bush Administration’s investigation of Iraq’s alleged attempts to obtain yellowcake uranium and ending with the leaking of the identity of CIA agent Valerie Plame.
-Classic coverup crime case; no one gets charged with leaking Plame’s name but Libby charged with making false statements to the FBI and the Grand Jury about his role in the investigation.

(1) Obstruction of Justice, 18 U.S.C. 1503
(2&3) False Statements, 18 U.S.C. 1001
(4&5) Perjury, 18 U.S.C. 1623

-Found guilty on counts 1, 2, 4 and 5; President Bush commuted Libby’s sentence

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