Criminal Defense Attorney Jonathan Rooker practices law in the Central Valley region of California
PC 38 Misprision of Treason.
Misprision of treason is the knowledge an concealment of the treason, without otherwise assenting to or participating in the crime, It is punishable by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170.
The elements of the crime are:
1. Defendant knew of treason being committed by a person.
2. Defendant concealed that knowledge.
3. Defendant did not otherwise assent or participate in the crime of treason.
The punishment for Misprision of Treason is 16, 24, or 36 months in Prison or up to one year in County Jail with a grant of probation.