"Do not spread reports that are false. Do not help an evil person by telling lies in court.
References for Exodus 23:1
"Do not follow the crowd when they do what is wrong. When you are a witness in court, do not turn what is right into wrong. Do not go along with the crowd.
Do not show favor to a poor person in court.
"Suppose you come across your enemy's ox or donkey wandering away. Then be sure to take it back to him
"Suppose you see that the donkey of someone who hates you has fallen down under its load. Then do not leave it there. Be sure you help him with it.
"Be fair to your poor people in their court cases.
Do not have anything to do with a charge that is false. Do not put to death those who are not guilty of doing anything wrong. I will not let those who are guilty go free.
"Do not take money from people who want special favors. It makes you blind to the truth. It twists the words of godly people.
"Do not beat an outsider down. You yourselves know how it feels to be outsiders. Remember, you were outsiders in Egypt.