Tennessee Code Title 39. Criminal Offenses § 39-16-108

(a) A person commits an offense who:

(1) Offers, confers or agrees to confer any pecuniary benefit upon a juror with the intent that the juror's vote, opinion, decision or other action as a juror will be corruptly influenced;  or

(2) Solicits, accepts or agrees to accept any pecuniary benefit upon any agreement or understanding that the juror's vote, opinion, decision or other action as a juror will be corruptly influenced.

(b) Nothing in this section shall be deemed to nullify or repeal any contempt power of any judge of any court of this state.

(c) Bribing a juror is a Class C felony.


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