Penal Code Section 95 punishes any person who corrupts or attempts to corrupt jurors and other key players in the California legal system.

Corrupting or Attempting to Corrupt Jurors, Arbitrators, Umpires or Referees – Penal Code Section 95 Penal Code Section 95 sets forth a felony offense for any person who attempts to corrupt jurors, arbitrators and other individuals whose judgment is integral to the proper functioning of the legal system. Section 95 is broader than Penal Code…

Judicial Officer’s Request or Receipt of Gratuity – Penal Code Section 94 If a judicial officer is accused of taking any type of compensation or gratuity for performing an official act, prosecutors may seek to punish the jurist under Penal Code Section 93 (felony) or Penal Code Section 94. Section 94 states that any judicial…

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….

Graft

Granting Appointments in Exchange for Gratuity or Reward – Penal Code Section 74 California law seeks to ensure public confidence in the integrity of government. Accordingly, Penal Code Section 74 punishes any public officer who accepts a gratuity or reward in exchange for appointing another person to public office. Section 74 punishes violators with a…