Alaska Statutes.
Title 11. Criminal Law
Chapter 56. Offenses Against Public Administration
Section 540. Tampering With a Witness in the First Degree.
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AS 11.56.540. Tampering With a Witness in the First Degree.

(a) A person commits the crime of tampering with a witness in the first degree if the person knowingly induces or attempts to induce a witness to

(1) testify falsely, offer misleading testimony, or unlawfully withhold testimony in an official proceeding; or

(2) be absent from a judicial proceeding to which the witness has been summoned.

(b) Tampering with a witness in the first degree is a class C felony.

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