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  • PART III COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES
  • TITLE II ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS THEREIN
  • CHAPTER 234A OFFICE OF JURY COMMISSIONER FOR THE COMMONWEALTH
  • Section 71 Fraud in processing or selection of jurors or prospective jurors

Section 71. Whoever is guilty of fraud in the processing or selection of jurors or prospective jurors either by causing any name to be inserted into any list wrongfully, or by causing any name to be deleted from any list wrongfully, including wrongful data entry or the altering of any data processing machine or any set of instructions or programs which control data processing equipment for such wrongful purpose, shall have committed the crime of jury tampering, and, upon conviction thereof, may be punished by a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars, or imprisonment for not more than two years, or both. This section shall not limit any other provisions of law concerning the crime of jury tampering.