jury tampering

Definition of "jury tampering"
  1. An unlawful act where an individual tries to sway a juror's decision outside of court through unofficial conversations, bribes, threats, or using social connections
How to use "jury tampering" in a sentence
  1. The defendant was accused of jury tampering when he attempted to influence a juror through a mutual friend.
  2. Any forms of communication outside of court related to the case may be seen as jury tampering.
  3. Offering gifts or money to influence a juror's viewpoint is a form of jury tampering.

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