§ 11-7-1 Bribery of juror or person exercising judicial function
§ 11-7-2 Acceptance of bribe by juror or person exercising judicial function
§ 11-7-3 Solicitation or acceptance of bribe by agent, employee, or public official
§ 11-7-4 Bribery of agent, employee, or public official
§ 11-7-5 Penalty for violations
§ 11-7-6 Civil liability for violating § 11-7-3 or 11-7-4
§ 11-7-8 Accepting bribe to obtain preferential military treatment
§ 11-7-9 Corruption of sports participant or official
§ 11-7-10 Acceptance of bribe by sports participant or official
§ 11-7-11 Bribery of witness
§ 11-7-12 Failure to report corruption of sports participant or official
§ 11-7-13 Acceptance of gratuity by employees of banking division of department of business regulation
§ 11-7-14 Offer of gratuity by employees of financial institutions

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 11-7

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • justice of the peace: include warden of the peace and the words "district court" include warden's court. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-14
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • town: may be construed to include city; the words "town council" include city council; the words "town clerk" include city clerk; the words "ward clerk" include clerk of election district; the words "town treasurer" include city treasurer; and the words "town sergeant" include city sergeant. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-9
  • United States: include the several states and the territories of the United States. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-8
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.