ABSTRACT

Special Counsel's Report: What Do Current DOJ Regulations Require? [March 7, 2019]   [open pdf - 387KB]

From the Document: "In light of media reports that Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III is close to concluding his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, the extent to which the findings and conclusions of the Special Counsel's investigation will be released to Congress and the public after being submitted to the Attorney General has attracted attention. [...] Some Members of Congress have proposed legislation to ensure that certain information related to the Special Counsel's investigation is made available to Congress and the public. This Sidebar examines the current legal obligations of the Special Counsel and Attorney General to report information relating to the investigation to Congress and the public. It also provides historical examples of reports issued for other such investigations. A companion Sidebar addresses potential legal issues that may arise if Congress seeks to compel release of information about the investigation, including issues involving executive privilege and the publication of grand jury information."

Report Number:
CRS Legal Sidebar, LSB10270
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Date:
2019-03-07
Copyright:
Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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