AG Garland under growing pressure to enforce federal law prohibiting pi
From Johnny@21:1/5 to All on Mon Jun 13 09:52:55 2022
By Houston Keene
Published June 13, 2022
Attorney General Merrick Garland is facing growing political pressure
to enforce federal law that prohibits picketing outside of Supreme
Court justices’ homes for the purpose of influencing a decision.
Federal U.S. code 1507, states that any individual who "pickets or
parades" with the "intent of interfering with, obstructing, or impeding
the administration of justice, or with the intent of influencing any
judge, juror, witness, or court officer" near a U.S. court or "near a
building or residence occupied or used by such judge, juror, witness,
or court officer" will be fined, or "imprisoned not more than one year,
The DOJ's hands-off approach has left critics baffled.
Former Trump administration Attorney General Bill Barr told Fox News
Digital that the "law is crystal clear" and that "protests at a judge’s residence to influence a judge is a federal crime, and the law should