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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessory_(legal_term)

An accessory is a person who assists in the commission of a crime, but who does not actually participate in the commission of the crime as a joint principal. The distinction between an accessory and a principal is a question of fact .... The specific terms accessory-before-the-fact and accessory-after-the-fact were used in ...

www.law.cornell.edu/wex/accessory_after_the_fact

An accessory after the fact may be held liable for, inter alia, obstruction of justice. ... Someone who assists another 1) who has committed a felony, 2) after the ...

www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/3

Except as otherwise expressly provided by any Act of Congress, an accessory after the fact shall be imprisoned not more than one-half the maximum term of ...

blog.lawinfo.com/2011/06/08/what-does-it-mean-if-you-are-an-accessory-after-the-fact

Jun 8, 2011 ... Those who lend assistance to a felon to help them avoid capture or arrest can be charged with being an accessory after the fact. When you lend ...

www.lacriminaldefensepartners.com/california-accessory-after-the-fact-charges-explained-penal-code-32

Oct 17, 2013 ... Learn About Defenses For Accessory After The Fact Laws Under Penal Code 32 From The Attorneys of The Aizman Law Firm.

www.hamptonroadsdefense.com/Defense-Blog/2015/April/What-Is-an-Accessory-after-the-Fact-.aspx

Apr 14, 2015 ... Accessory after the fact is rarely charged in Virginia. To be convicted of accessory after the fact, the Commonwealth must prove that the ...

definitions.uslegal.com/a/accessory-after-the-fact

Accessory After the Fact Law and Legal Definition. Whoever, knowing that an offense has been committed, receives, relieves, comforts or assists any offender in ...

www3.ce9.uscourts.gov/jury-instructions/node/368

5.2 ACCESSORY AFTER THE FACT. The defendant is charged with having been an accessory after the fact to the crime of [specify crime charged]. In order for ...

www.businessdictionary.com/definition/accessory-after-the-fact.html

Definition of accessory after the fact: Individual who was not involved in the actual carrying our (commission) of an offense but who (knowing a crime has been ...