New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 135.70 Coercion;  no defense

The crimes of (a) coercion and attempt to commit coercion, and (b) bribe receiving by a labor official as defined in section 180.20 , and bribe receiving as defined in section 200.05 , are not mutually exclusive, and it is no defense to a prosecution for coercion or an attempt to commit coercion that, by reason of the same conduct, the defendant also committed one of such specified crimes of bribe receiving.


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