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Chapter 9 Criminal Law

MDC Final
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Inchoate offenses generally lead to another crime, or what is referred to as an ____________ crime.
Incomplete
The inchoate offense of _______requires the prosecution to establish the intent of the actor and the nature of steps taken in furtherance of the intended crime.
Attempt
____________focuses on what is left for the defendant to do in order to commit the intended crime.
Physical Proximity Test
This test examines whether the defendant was dangerously close to committing the intended crime through an analysis of several factors.
Dangerous Proximity Test
________________refers to an inability to commit the intended crime because of the existence of some fact unknown to a defendant or beyond the control of the defendant.
Factual Impossibility
_________________exists when the defendant is mistaken about the law or is charged with the wrong crime.
Legal Impossibility
_______________occurs when the defendant abandons the intent to commit a crime due to intervening causes.
Involuntary Renunciation
The offense of ______________occurs when an individual commands, encourages, or requests another to commit a crime
Solicitation
A(n) ____________is a third party that is solicited for services to commit a crime.
Intermediary
_______________usually occurs in secret, where individuals meet an organize in secret, which enables the parties to plan their crime.
Conspiracy
A theory of conspiracy, which requires that only one party believe an agreement exists to commit a crime is called:
Unilateral Theory
A(n) _________act is something beyond mere preparation for conspiracy convictions.
Overt
A(n) _________is an individual who assists, solicits, aids, or abets the perpetrator before the commission of the crime or those who fail to exercise a legally to prevent the crime.
Accomplice
A(n) ______________represents those individuals who assist a perpetrator after commission of a crime.
Accessory after the fact