Logourl black

Lesser-included offense

Definition

A crime that is constituted by elements that form part of the basis of a more serious crime and that is considered the same offense for purposes of the Double Jeopardy Clause.

Related Rules [?]


The related rules section is for members only and includes a compilation of all the rules of law in Quimbee's database relating to this key term.

To access the related rules, please start your free trial or log in.