Aiding or contributing in a secondary way or assisting in or contributing to as a subordinate.
In Criminal Law, contributing to or aiding in the commission of a crime. One who, without beingpresent at the commission of an offense, becomes guilty of such offense, not as a chief actor, butas a participant, as by command, advice, instigation, or concealment; either before or after the factor commission.
Criminal Law legal definition of Criminal Law
A body of rules and statutes that defines conduct prohibited by the government because it threatens and harms public safety and welfare and that establishes punishment to be imposed for the commission of such acts. The term criminal law generally refers to substantive criminal laws.
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