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946.65

946.65 Obstructing justice.

946.65(1)

(1) Whoever for a consideration knowingly gives false information to any officer of any court with intent to influence the officer in the performance of official functions is guilty of a Class I felony.

946.65(2)

(2) "Officer of any court" includes the judge, reporter, bailiff and district attorney.

946.65 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 173; 2001 a. 109.

946.65 - ANNOT.

Only conduct that involves a 3rd-party contracting with another to give false information to a court officer in an attempt to influence the performance of the officer's official function is proscribed by this section. State v. Howell, 141 Wis. 2d 58, 414 N.W.2d 54 (Ct. App. 1987).