18 U.S.C. § 401 - Power of court
|Cite as:||18 U.S.C. § 401|
|Currency:||Current through P.L. 116-135 (03/26/2020)|
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-
(1) Misbehavior of any person in its presence or so near thereto as to obstruct the administration of justice;
(2) Misbehavior of any of its officers in their official transactions;
(3) Disobedience or resistance to its lawful writ, process, order, rule, decree, or command.
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