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To encourage or incite another to commit a crime.

State Bar of Wisconsin. “News Reporters’ Legal Handbook”, 6th Ed. (2013)

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    Aid and abet means to help or assist, in committing a crime.

    California Superior Court. “English Legal Glossary” (2005)

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    Help, assist, or facilitate the commission of a crime.

    National Center for State Courts. “Glossary of Commonly Used Court & Justice System Terminology”, Rev. 2/8/11 (2011)

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    To assist in the commission of a crime or to promote its completion.

    Missouri Press-Bar Commission. “News Reporter’s Legal Glossary” (2009)

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    AIDER AND ABETTOR - One who has criminal intent and assists another to commit a crime.

    California Superior Court. “English Legal Glossary” (2005)

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    Ading and abetting - helping someone carry out a criminal offence. For example, a person can aid and abet an arsonist by buying petrol for them, knowing they plan to burn down a building.

    Victoria Law Foundation. “Legal glossary” (2015)

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