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…

judicial corruption Section 93

Requesting or Receiving Bribe by Judge or Juror – Penal Code Section 93 Judges who accept or request bribes will be charged with a felony under Section 93.1 The law also mandates felony punishment for any person with the power to make decisions in a legal contest, including: • Jurors; • Court commissioners; • Arbitrators;…

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:…