accomplice

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one who assists a lawbreaker in a wrongful or criminal act

Synonyms for accomplice

a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)

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the duties Revlon imposes in a change-of-control transaction) is liable for aiding and abetting.
1st Dep't 2010)) While the knowledge element of an aiding and abetting fraud claim requires actual knowledge of the underlying fraud, such knowledge does not have to be based on the defendant's explicit acknowledgement of such fraud.
Malicious destruction of property resulting in personal injury and death; aiding and abetting (two counts.
Mudd learned, criminal law sometimes requires citizens to take sides, lest they be accused by the government of aiding and abetting criminals.
Apparently, the court applied overbreadth where it is uncertain as to who should be held liable for aiding and abetting criminal libel but not for those who will actually be accused of libel using the wrong definition of malice in fact.
His ex-wife, of, Rossendale, Lancashire, denies one count of indecent assault and aiding and abetting rape.
Presiding Judge Richard Lussick said prosecutors have proved beyond reasonable doubt that Taylor is "criminally responsible" for aiding and abetting crimes by rebels in Sierra Leone's brutal civil war.
By analyzing the history of the Act, the Court finds that "two modern developments convince us that it is entirely appropriate to permit appellants to proceed with their aiding and abetting claims even though much of the conduct relating to the international law violations alleged in their complaint occurred in Indonesia.
London, May 7 (ANI): Prosecutors in the trial of Silvio Berlusconi have called for three others to be put on trial over the 'bunga bunga' parties, charged with aiding and abetting prostitution.
reintroduction of aiding and abetting liability and those calling for a
Totton has since been arrested on suspicion of aiding and abetting the attempted suicide of his wife.
3) But even more surprising is that all three lenders could be convicted of the same felony as the borrowers because of a disparity in the current federal gun laws and the convoluted application of the federal aiding and abetting statute.
Walkers was accused of aiding and abetting fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty.
Indeed, many fine law firms have choked down unpalatable settlements in aiding and abetting cases in which they believed they did nothing wrong out of the concern that they would fall victim to jurors' hindsight bias.