Chapter 16 OFFENSES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS*
Section 16-209 Disturbing a judicial proceeding.
(a) A person commits the crime of disturbing a judicial proceeding
if, with purpose to
intimidate a judge, attorney, juror, party or witness, and thereby to influence a judicial
proceeding, he disrupts or disturbs a judicial proceeding by participating in an assembly and
calling aloud, shouting, or holding or displaying a placard or sign containing written or printed
matter, concerning the conduct of the judicial proceeding, or the character of a judge, attorney,
juror, party or witness engaged in such proceeding, or calling for or demanding any specified
action or determination by such judge, attorney, juror, party or witness in connection with such
(b) Disturbing a judicial proceeding is a class A misdemeanor.
(Code 1964, § 7.965)
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 575.250.