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.