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Accessory After The Fact

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Definition of the noun accessory after the fact

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noun

  1. a person who gives assistance or comfort to someone known to be a felon or known to be sought in connection with the commission of a felony
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: accessary / accessory = someone who helps another person commit a crime

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Google previewFCS Criminal Law L3

Key words An accessory after the fact is a person who helps the An accessory after the perpetrator after the crime was committed, with the fact is a person who intention to prevent the perpetrator from being caught. nelPs tne perpetrator For ...

Google previewJudicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases (1904)

ACCESSORY AFTER THE FACT. An accessory after the fact is a person who, after full knowledge that a crime has been committed, conceals it from the magistrate, and harbors, assists, or protects the person who is charged with or convicted ...

Google previewLow's Black Letter Outline on Criminal Law, 3d (2007)

by Peter Low

Accessory After the Fact An accessory after the fact is a person who aids a criminal after the crime is committed. The aid could come, for example, in the form of help to escape, to avoid detection, or to dispose of the fruits of the crime.

Google previewCriminal Law in the USA (2011)

by D. Scott Broyles

Accessory After the Fact 241. An Accessory After the Fact is a person who assists the Principal in escaping punishment for the crime. Unlike a Principal in the Second Degree or an Accessory Before the Fact, an Accessory After the Fact is not ...

Google previewFlorida Criminal Law and Motor Vehicle Manual, 2016-2017 Edition (2016)

by Publisher's Editorial Staff

If the felony offense committed is a life felony or a felony of the first degree, the offense of accessory after the fact is a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s.

Google previewParticipation in Crime (2016)

Domestic and Comparative Perspectives by Alan Reed, Michael Bohlander

Finally, an accessory after the fact is a person who helps the perpetrator of a completed crime avoid apprehension.11 While accessories after the fact were originally treated like accessories before the fact, today accessories after the fact are ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice (2015)

by Mark S. Davis

See accessory after the fact, accessory before the fact, complicity. accessory after the fact a person serving as accessory after the actual commission of the crime. Compare with accessory before the fact. accessory before the fact a person ...

Google previewMellinkoff's Dictionary of American Legal Usage (2009)

by David Mellinkoff

a short form of reference to an accessory after the fact: a person who obstructs justice by trying to help someone who has committed a crime escape arrest or prosecution.

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

An accessory after the fact is, where a person, knowing a felony to have been committed, receives, relieves, comforts, or assists, the felon. Such accesory is usually entitled to the benefit of clergy ; where the principal, and accessory before the ...

Google previewThe Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary (2015)

Quick Reference by Stephen Michael Sheppard

ACCESSORY AFTER THE FACT A person who aids the principal of a crime after its commission. ACCESSORY BEFORE THE FACT A person who aids the principal of a crime before its commission. ACCIDENT An event that occurs without the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Security Management (2007)

by John Fay

An accessory after the fact is a person who, knowing that another has committed a felony, subsequently aids the felon to escape in any way or prevents arrest and prosecution. The person may help the felon elude justice by concealing, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice (1896)

At Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts

An accessory after the fact is one who, knowing the felony to have been committed, unlawfully receives, comforts, or assists the felon for the purpose of enabling him to escape punishment. Such person is himself guilty of a felony, and may be ...

Google previewBouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia (1914)

by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle

An accessory after the fact is one who, knowing a felony to have been ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopaedia of Law (1887)

An accessory after the fact, says Lord Hale, is where a person knowing the felony to be committed by another ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

An accessory after the fact is, where a person, knowing a felony to have been committed, receives, relieves, comforts, or assists, the felon. Such accesory is usually entitled to the benefit of clergy ; where the principal, and accessory before the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice, at Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts (1896)

by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, Thomas Edward O'Brien, James Cockcroft

An accessory after the fact is one who, knowing the felony to have been committed, unlawfully receives, comforts, or assists the felon for the purpose of enabling him to escape punishment. Such person is himself guilty of a felony, and may be ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

See also abet, aid, accessory after the fact, accessory before the fact, and accessory during the fact. accessory after the fact Law. Any person who, knowing a felony to have been committed by another, receives, relieves, comforts, or assists the ...

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