What is solicitation?
Asking someone to commit a crime with the intent that the crime be committed
What is conspiracy?
Agreement between two or more people to commit a crime, and an overt act in furtherance of that crime
Can an agreement for conspiracy be non-verbal?
Yes, conduct toward a common goal is sufficient
What is the threshold for an overt act for conspiracy?
Any act, even if prepatory
What is the intent requirement for conspiracy?
Specific intent to enter the agreement and accomplish the objectives of the conspiracy
What is the scope of a defendant's liability for crimes of his co-conspirators?
Liable if foreseeable and committed in furtherance of the conspiracy
Is the fact that the underlying crime is impossible a defence?
No, the crime is the agreement and overt act
What is an attempt?
An overt act, beyond mere preparation, with the specific intent to commit the underlying crime
Is withdrawl a defence to an inchoate offence?
What is the one benefit of withdrawl, and which inchoate offence does it apply to?
It limits future vicarious liability in a conspiracy
What is merger?
The way in which an inchoate offence merges with the completed crime once the latter is achieved
Which two inchoate offences merge with the completed crime, and which one does not?
Does not merge