New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 120.09. Assault on a judge

A person is guilty of assault on a judge when, with intent to cause serious physical injury and prevent a judge from performing official judicial duties, he or she causes serious physical injury to such judge.  For the purposes of this section, the term judge shall mean a judge of a court of record or a justice court.

Assault on a judge is a class C felony.

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