Section 16-211 Improper communication.


    (a) A person commits the crime of improper communication if he communicates, directly or indirectly, with any juror, special master, referee, or arbitrator in a judicial proceeding, other than as part of the proceedings in a case, for the purpose of influencing the official action of such person.

    (b) Improper communication is a class B misdemeanor.

(Code 1964, § 7.975)

     State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 575.290.