Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 7

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-7-1

§ 11-7-1. Bribery of juror or person exercising judicial function.

Every person who shall give any sum of money or any bribe, present, reward or unsecured loan, or any promise or security for any, to obtain or influence the opinion, judgment, verdict, sentence, report or award of any judge, justice of the peace, warden, juror, auditor, referee, arbitrator, master in chancery, or person summoned as a juror, in any matter or cause pending or to be tried before him or her alone or before him or her with others, shall be imprisoned not exceeding seven (7) years or be fined not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000).

History of Section.
G.L. 1896, ch. 276, § 4; G.L. 1909, ch. 342, § 4; G.L. 1923, ch. 394, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 605, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 11-7-1; P.L. 1990, ch. 95, § 1.