agreement to receive a bribe

A statutory offense consisting of an agreement between two persons which necessarily carries with it the essential concept of a criminal and corrupt bargain to give on the one part, and to receive on the other. A meeting of the minds for such corrupt bargain. People v Coffey, 161 Cal 433, 119 P 901.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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