Elie Honig, a former federal and state prosecutor, is a CNN legal analyst and a Rutgers University scholar. He writes the weekly "Cross Exam" column, answering reader's questions about the law, for CNN Opinion. Watch Honig answer reader questions on "CNN Newsroom" at 5:40 p.m. ET Sundays. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion articles on CNN.
(CNN)When I was a federal prosecutor, I once indicted and tried a man named Roberto Ortiz for trying to convince his ex-girlfriend to leave town for a few weeks so she could not testify against him at an upcoming trial for illegal firearms possession. Despite Ortiz's efforts, the ex-girlfriend did not leave town, and a trial jury convicted Ortiz on various charges including witness tampering.
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24 May, 2019  0  Comments
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23 May, 2019  0  Comments
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