accessory offense

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  • Accessory (legal term) — For other uses, see Accessory (disambiguation). Criminal law …   Wikipedia

  • accessory — ac·ces·so·ry also ac·ces·sa·ry /ik se sə rē, ak / n pl ries [Medieval Latin accessorius subordinate matter, accomplice to a crime, from Latin accedere to go to, agree, assent] 1: a person who is not actually or constructively present but with… …   Law dictionary

  • accessory — Anything which is joined to another thing as an ornament, or to render it more perfect, or which accompanies it, or is connected with it as an incident, or as subordinate to it, or which belongs to or with it. Adjunct or accompaniment Louis… …   Black's law dictionary

  • accessory before the fact — One who orders, counsels, encourages, or otherwise aids and abets another to commit a felony and who is not present at the commission of the offense. Com. v. Leach, 455 Pa. 448, 317 A.2d 293, 294. The primary distinction between the accessory… …   Black's law dictionary

  • accessory — I. noun also accessary (plural ries) Date: 15th century 1. a. a person not actually or constructively present but contributing as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense called also accessory before the fact b. a person who… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • accessory during the fact — One who stands by without interfering or giving such help as may be in his power to prevent the commission of a criminal offense See also accessory accessory before the fact accessory after the fact …   Black's law dictionary

  • accessory before the fact — noun one who commands or counsels an offense, not being present at its commission …   Wiktionary

  • Inchoate offense — An inchoate offence is the crime of preparing for or seeking to commit another crime. The most common example of an inchoate offence is conspiracy. Inchoate offence has been defined as Conduct deemed criminal without actual harm being done,… …   Wikipedia

  • Complicity — For the novel, see Complicity (novel). Complicit redirects here. For the play, see Complicit (play) …   Wikipedia

  • accomplice — /euh kom plis/, n. a person who knowingly helps another in a crime or wrongdoing, often as a subordinate. [1475 85; a(c) of unclear orig. + late ME complice < MF < ML complici (s. of complex) partner; see COMPLEX] * * * ▪ law       in law, a… …   Universalium

  • crime — crimeless, adj. crimelessness, n. /kruym/, n. 1. an action or an instance of negligence that is deemed injurious to the public welfare or morals or to the interests of the state and that is legally prohibited. 2. criminal activity and those… …   Universalium

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