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§ 9-202. Bribery of juror; acceptance of bribe by juror

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 9. Crimes Against Public Administration
Subtitle 2. Bribery
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 9-202
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 25
§ 9-202. Bribery of juror; acceptance of bribe by juror
Prohibited--Bribing juror
(a) A person may not bribe or attempt to bribe a juror for rendering a verdict.
Prohibited--Juror accepting bribe
(b) A juror may not accept a bribe for rendering a verdict.
Penalty
(c) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction:
(1) is subject to imprisonment for not less than 18 months and not exceeding 6 years; and
(2) may not serve on a jury in the future.
Statute of limitations and in banc review
(d) A person who violates this section is subject to § 5-106(b) of the Courts Article.

Credits

Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, § 25.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 9-202, MD CRIM LAW § 9-202
Current through legislation effective through April 21, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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