Section 12-16-85

Attempting to influence jury commissioner or other officer selecting, drawing, summoning, etc., jurors or juries.

Any person who attempts, otherwise than by bribery, to influence any jury commissioner or any other officer charged with the execution of any duty concerning the selecting, drawing, summoning, empaneling or organizing of jurors or juries shall, on conviction, be fined not more than $1,000.00, and may also be imprisoned in the county jail or sentenced to hard labor for the county for not more than 12 months.

(Code 1886, §3922; Code 1896, §5099; Code 1907, §7479; Code 1923, §5071; Code 1940, T. 30, §50.)