2019 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 16 - Offenses Against Administration of Government
Part 1 - Bribery
§ 39-16-108. Bribing a juror.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 39-16-108 (2019)
  • (a) A person commits an offense who:

    • (1) Offers, confers or agrees to confer any pecuniary benefit upon a juror with the intent that the juror's vote, opinion, decision or other action as a juror will be corruptly influenced; or

    • (2) Solicits, accepts or agrees to accept any pecuniary benefit upon any agreement or understanding that the juror's vote, opinion, decision or other action as a juror will be corruptly influenced.

  • (b) Nothing in this section shall be deemed to nullify or repeal any contempt power of any judge of any court of this state.

  • (c) Bribing a juror is a Class C felony.

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