Section 12-16-87

Summoning of persons for jury by sheriff, etc., with intent to produce result favorable to party in action before court.

Any sheriff or other officer having a discretion in summoning jurors who summons any person with intent to produce a result favorable to any party having a case in the court in which such person is summoned shall, on conviction, be imprisoned in the penitentiary for not less than two nor more than five years.

(Code 1852, §25; Code 1867, §3565; Code 1876, §4121; Code 1886, §3924; Code 1896, §5101; Code 1907, §7468; Code 1923, §5060; Code 1940, T. 30, §34.)