The state of being an accomplice; participation in guilt.
The association with or to participate in a criminal act.
guilt as an accomplice in a crime or offense
Principle of criminal liability that establishes the circumstances under which more than one person incurs criminal liability before, during, and after the commission of crimes. See also Accessory, Accomplices, and Vicarious Liability.
Aiding or abetting another in the planning or commission of a crime.
Involvement in crime either as principal or accomplice. The term also refers to the activities of conspirators, and may therefore be taken to mean the conduct on the part of a person that is intended to encourage or aid another person in the commission of a crime, assist in an escape, or avoid prosecution.