By Bryan A. Garner
Development at the energy of past variations, this variation contains an intensive appendix on felony abbreviations plus 17000 new definitions, rationalization of greater than one thousand law-related abbreviations and acronyms, and is more desirable with West Key Numbers for examine reference.
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Cases: Criminal Law 68–77; Homicide 573. S. ] — accessory,adj. — accessoryship,n. “In most jurisdictions, the common-law distinctions between principals and accessories have largely been ab-olished, although the pertinent statutes vary in form and substance. ” 1 Charles E. Torcia, Wharton's Criminal Law § 35, at 202–03 (15th ed. 1993). An accessory who was not at the scene of the crime but knows that a crime has been committed and who helps the offender try to escape arrest or punishment. 18 USCA § 3.