Law an illegal attempt to influence or instruct a jury
Origin of embraceryMiddle English embracerie: see embrace
The criminal offense of attempting to affect a jury's decision making through means other than evidence and argument in open court, as by instruction outside of the courtroom, threats, or bribery. Also called bracery .
Origin of embraceryMiddle English embracerie from embracen to influence a jury by illegal means, to embrace ; see embrace .
embracery - Legal Definition
The act of illegally influencing or corrupting a juror or an entire jury to reach a particular result.