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Conspiracy in which various defendants perform different acts toward the accomplishment of a single criminal purpose
Conspiracy at which person at center (hub) directs one or more defendants in seperate conspiracies (spokes) to accomplish different criminal purposes
One who, with knowledge that a crime was committed, assists the perpetrator(s) in hiding evidence of the crime or in escaping capture, trial or imprisonment. Not treated as a principal in underlying crime
The "guilty" or "criminal" act. Every crime requires both a guilty act and a corresponding guilty mind
Inchoate crime: Defendant enters a residence or place of business with intent to commit a felony therein
A defense to a charged of attempt, asserting that there was no criminal attempt because it was factually impossible to commit the target crime.
An act, criminal and in of itself, commited with specific intent to accoplish a second criminal purpose
A defense to a charge of attempt, asserting that there was no criminal attempt because even if the intended act were completed it would not constitute a crime
"Guilty" or "criminal" mind. The mental state of the defendant must coincide with the act and be sufficient for the type of crime charged (eg, a negligent state of mind connot support a charge of intentional crime)
Inchoate crimes: Other than conspiracy, when the intended crime is accomplished the inchoate crime "merges" with (is not charged in addition to) the completed crime
In any prosecution for conspiracy, prosecution must show some act, not necessarily criminal, done in order to carry out the object of the conspiracy
Parties to crime
Degrees of culpability for crime depending on the defendant's relationship to the actual commision of the crime
All persons involved in instigating, planning, commiting or assisting in commision of crime. Does not include accessories
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