Learn about how one can become party to a crime.
This lesson will address accomplice liability in criminal law. Generally speaking, an accomplice wasn’t the primary perpetrator of a crime, and instead, did something to assist in the commission of the crime or in helping a perpetrator avoid arrest or prosecution. The issue of accomplice liability can be complicated depending on whether an American jurisdiction follows the traditional common law rules, the modern Model Penal Code approach, or some hybrid approach. There...