It is illegal for anyone to lie when they are under oath and lawfully required to tell the truth in any judicial proceeding. Such an offense is a felony when committed during a trial of a capital crime and is punishable by life imprisonment in state prison. If perjury is committed in any other type of trial, the offense is a felony punishable by no more than 15 years imprisonment. MCL 750.422.
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