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Conspiracy in which various defendants perform different acts toward the accomplishment of a single criminal purpose
Conspiracy in which person at center (hub) directs one or more defendants in separate conspiracies (spoke) to accomplish criminal purpose
One who, with knowledge that a crime was committed, assists the perpetrator (s) in hiding evidence of the crime or in escaping, 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 the intent to commit a felony therein
A defense to a charge of attempt, asserting that there was not criminal attempt because it was factually impossible to commit the target crime
The intent to commit the act itself without reference to any further criminal purpose
An act, criminal in and of itself, committed with the specific intent to accomplish 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 negligence state of mind cannot support a charge of intentional crime)
Inchoate crime: Other that 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 commission of the crime
All persons involved in instigating, planning, committing or assisting in commission of crime. Does not include accessories
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