No abandonment in CL Withdrawal Claim you are not a part of the conspiracy

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before the overt act, you may be guilty of attempted conspiracy. No abandonment in CL. Withdrawal Claim you are not a part of the conspiracy. Without renunciation, you are still liable for conspiracy, but not for the target offense if it is committed. Thwart Either D prevented the commission of the target offense, or did an action that enabled authorities to thwart the targeted offense. Under the circumstances manifesting a COMPLETE and voluntary renunciation of his criminal purpose MPC Inchoate Defenses (3) Attempt Abandonment Conspiracy Renunciation Conspiracy Withdrawal (guilty of conspiracy, but not of crime if committed) Solicitation (CL) Solicitation must be executed, communicated Solicitation (MPC) Conduct can be designed to effect such communication Solicitation (Elements) AR – Asking MR – purpose to commit the target offense AC – other party is a person LP – Communication
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Accomplice (CL) Not a crime, but a mode a liability making you responsible for the conduct of somebody else. Connect Accomplice MR to the Principle’s crime = CRIME Mere presence is not enough to make you an accomplice Proving Accomplice 1. Prove principal committed the crime (don’t have to convict or trial) 2. Accomplice aided or abetted the principal in commission of the crime Some affirmative act of contribution (doesn’t have to be significant) No causation component to accomplice liability 3. Act with the requisite MR to commit to commit the target offense Principal Does the Actus Reus Accomplice Aider and abettor Trivial Act of Contribution Encouraging, commanding, soliciting, procuring, directing, etc. Accomplice Felon (CL) If you aided and abetted a felon, KNOWING they committed the felony, AFTER the crime was committed, you became an accomplice of that crime. Defenses to Accomplice 1 Defense. Abandonment – abandone your role as an accomplice. You must (1) notify the principle you’re no longer aiding and abetting; AND (2) unwind the contribution you already made (nullify it) (take it back) Excuse Personal. Principle’s excuse does automatically apply to accomplice Justification Principle’s justification negates the illegality, absolve Accomplice Self Defense 1. Clean Hands (FACTUAL DETERMINATION; jury) a. Cannot self generate necessity b. First aggressor forfeits the claim of self defense c. Greasy hands trying to open self defense bottle lol d. Withdraw - demonstrate to first victim you are abandoning the aggression 2. Threat has to be imminent (JUDGEMENT QUESTION; jury) a. About to happen b. You have no reasonable alternative then to take the law into your own hands c. NO REASONABLE OPTION other than self preservation d. Question is whether D made a reasonable judgment the threat was imminent 3. Retreat Rule (JUDGEMENT) 4. Use of force proportional (JUDGEMENT)
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a. The amount of force that’s really necessary and no more b. If you use more force than was necessary, then it wasn't necessary Judgment Objectively reasonable – reasonable person would believe that the threat was imminent and force was proportional.
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  • Spring '10
  • criminal law

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