2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 9 - Offenses Affecting Administration of Justice.
97-9-116 - Bribing a judge.
§ 97-9-116. Bribing a judge.
(1) A person commits the crime of bribing a judge if he intentionally or knowingly offers, confers or agrees to confer any benefit upon a judge with the intent that the judge's decision, vote, recommendation or other exercise of official discretion in a judicial or administrative proceeding will thereby be influenced.
(2) Bribing a judge is a felony punishable by imprisonment for not less than five (5) years nor more than twenty (20) years and by a fine three (3) times the amount of the bribe but in no case less than Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($25,000.00).
Sources: Laws, 2008, ch. 428, § 1, eff from and after July 1, 2008.
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