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Bribing a Law Enforcement Witness – Penal Code Section 137(a) California law offers harsh punishment to any person who attempts to undermine the integrity of the criminal justice system by bribing or offering a bribe a person who is about to give information to law enforcement. Elements of the Offense: The prosecution must prove the…

Corruption of Judges

Bribing or Offering to Bribe a Judicial Officer – Penal Code Section 92 The crime of bribing or attempting to bribe a judge is punishable as a felony under Penal Code Section 92. The law also mandates felony punishment for any person who attempts to bribe someone authorized by law to decide court-related matters, including:…

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Requesting or Receiving a Bribe by a Legislator – Penal Code Section 86 In California, any legislative member who accepts or requests a bribe may be guilty of a felony under Penal Code Section 86. The person who offers or gives the bribe may also be guilty of a felony under Penal Code Section 85….

California law  sets forth felony punishment to those who bribe or offer to a bribe a law maker.

Giving or Offering a Bribe to a Legislator – Penal Code Section 85 Penal Code Section 85 seeks to protect the integrity of the legislative bodies of all levels of California government.  Prosecutors strongly argue that corruption simply cannot be tolerated in a functioning democracy. Section 85 declares that anyone is guilty of a felony…

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Requesting or Taking a Bribe – Penal Code Section 68 California law punishes government officials who request or take bribes in exchange for influencing the manner in which they perform their public duties. Penal Code Section 68 applies to all state, federal and local government employees accused of requesting or taking a bribe.1 (Penal Code…

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Giving or Offering a Bribe to a Ministerial Officer – Penal Code Section 67.5 California punishes anyone who attempts to bribe: An “executive officer” (See Penal Code Section 67), and A “ministerial officer” defined in Penal Code Section 67.51 A “ministerial officer” is essentially a government employee who performs tasks without discretion.2  A clerk in the…