18 U.S.C. § 401 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 18. Crimes and Criminal Procedure § 401. Power of court




A court of the United States shall have power to punish by fine or imprisonment, or both, at its discretion, such contempt of its authority, and none other, as--

 Misbehavior of any person in its presence or so near thereto as to obstruct the administration of justice;

 Misbehavior of any of its officers in their official transactions;

 Disobedience or resistance to its lawful writ, process, order, rule, decree, or command.





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