A. A person commits unlawful grand jury disclosure if the person knowingly discloses to another the nature or substance of any grand jury testimony or any decision, result or other matter attending a grand jury proceeding, except in the proper discharge of official duties, at the discretion of the prosecutor to inform a victim of the status of the case or when permitted by the court in furtherance of justice.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-2812

  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Knowingly: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • Misdemeanor: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment other than to the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
  • 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 3-1703
  • Testimony: means oral or written statements, documents or any other material that may be offered by a witness in an official proceeding. See Arizona Laws 5-233
  • Unlawful: means contrary to law or, where the context so requires, not permitted by law. See Arizona Laws 3-1703

B. Unlawful grand jury disclosure is a class 1 misdemeanor.