Questions tagged [special-prosecutor]

Questions about the rights and obligations of special prosecutors investigating political officials. Use with the relevant country tag.

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Why didn't Mueller have to submit a report to Congress?

Ken Starr had to submit a report directly to Congress, pursuant to 28 USC 595 (c) Why didn't Mueller have to do this?
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Can a US president censor a special counsel report

Can a US president, by asserting executive privilege, national security interests, or through any other mechanism, censor or classify sections of a justice department document, such as the special ...
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Do DOJ regulations prohibit a Special Counsel from indicting the President?

I have seen many news articles mentioning that the Department of Justice has long argued that it cannot indict a sitting President; instead the appropriate course of action is for the DOJ to present ...
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Was the Walsh special counsel report (on the Iran Contra) released completely uncensored?

The Iran Contra affair was investigated by special counsel (actually "Independent Counsel" as it was called back then) Lawrence Walsh. I found his final report on archive.org but it's a bit too long ...