Having already warned in Devarim (16:19) against perversion of justice, why does the Torah see fit to prohibit the taking of bribes?
Rashi: Tsking bribes is forbidden even in order to judge truthfully.
What are the ramifications of the rest of the Pasuk?
Rashi: Irrespective of the caliber of the Dayan, once he accepts a bribe, his mind becomes warped, he forgets his learning and the light of his eyes becomes dim. 1
Targum Onkelos: It makes the wise blind and perverts righteous words. 2
What exactly does "vi'Yesalef Divrei Tzadikim" mean?