Section 13A-10-130

Interfering with judicial proceedings.

(a) A person commits the crime of interfering with judicial proceedings if:

(1) He engages in disorderly, contemptuous or insolent behavior, committed during the sitting of a court in its immediate view and presence, and directly tending to interrupt its proceedings or impair the respect due its authority;

(2) He intentionally creates a breach of the peace or disturbance under circumstances directly tending to interrupt a court's proceedings;

(3) As an attorney, clerk or other officer of the court, he knowingly fails to perform or violates a duty of his office, or knowingly disobeys a lawful directive or order of a court;

(4) Knowing that he is not authorized to practice law, he represents himself to be an attorney and acts as such in a court proceeding; or

(5) He records or attempts to record the deliberation of a jury.

(b) Interfering with judicial proceedings is a Class B misdemeanor.

(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, §5050.)