A. A person commits jury tampering if, with intent to influence a juror‘s vote, opinion, decision or other action in a case, such person directly or indirectly, communicates with a juror other than as part of the normal proceedings of the case.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-2807

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Felony: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
  • Juror: means any person who is a member of any impaneled jury or grand jury, and includes any person who has been drawn or summoned to attend as a prospective juror. See Arizona Laws 13-2801
  • Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 13-105

B. Jury tampering is a class 6 felony.