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The tongue may be employed about, and made to serve all the purposes of vice, in tempting and deceiving, in perjury and injustice.
There is no excuse for perjury - never, never, never. There is truth, and the truth demands respect.
I'm demanding to be prosecuted. I'm begging to be prosecuted for perjury.
If you commit perjury in a so-called first-degree murder case, and you're caught red-handed for the entire world to see, and you get only a $200 fine, what kind of message does that send about lying in our courts?
It would seem, therefore, that this constitutional safeguard may no longer serve its original purpose, especially when, as we learned last year, some acts of perjury may now be acceptable - in this world, at least, if not the next.
James L. Buckley
No one is above the law, not even the president. I believe perjury does meet at least the definition of high misdemeanor.
Al Gore seems to have found a great political ploy: Picking up whatever issue he is most vulnerable on and championing the cause. Perhaps he will start to champion perjury statutes and obstruction of justice.
Even someone as lowly as an assistant U.S. attorney has to undergo a background check, and you're asked a series of very invasive questions, and you're expected to tell the truth and they're under penalty of perjury. And you're asked those questions so you can't be blackmailed or extorted.
Any perjury case is a tough case. You just don't go on 'he said-she said.' You have to find corroborating evidence.
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