Secrecy News

Obstruction of Justice, & More from CRS

A 2014 report on obstruction of justice prepared by the Congressional Research Service was highlighted on the CRS congressional intranet this week, apparently in response to news stories and congressional interest in the topic. See Obstruction of Justice: an Overview of Some of the Federal Statutes that Prohibit Interference with Judicial, Executive, or Legislative Activities, April 17, 2014.

Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following.

Israel: Background and U.S. Relations In Brief, updated May 17, 2017

Armed Conflict in Syria: Overview and U.S. Response, updated May 16, 2017

Kuwait: Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy, updated May 15, 2017

Softwood Lumber Imports From Canada: Current Issues, May 17, 2017

Air Traffic Inc.: Considerations Regarding the Corporatization of Air Traffic Control, updated May 16, 2017

The Electoral College: How It Works in Contemporary Presidential Elections, updated May 15, 2017

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: Lessons Learned and Issues for Congress, updated May 16, 2017

Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS)/Frigate Program: Background and Issues for Congress, updated May 12, 2017

Navy Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program: Background and Issues for Congress, updated May 12, 2017

Navy Lasers, Railgun, and Hypervelocity Projectile: Background and Issues for Congress, updated May 12, 2017

Navy Force Structure and Shipbuilding Plans: Background and Issues for Congress, updated May 15, 2017