Indirect Criminal ContemptInstitution of the
Judges and grand juries may initiate criminal contempt proceedings.
NLRB v. A-Plus Roofing, Inc., 39 F.3d 1410 (9th Cir. 1994). The
court's power to initiate criminal prosecution against a party for contempt
includes the authority to appoint a private attorney to prosecute the
United States v. Vlahos, 33 F.3d 758 (7th Cir. 1994).|
[cited in USAM 9-39.000]