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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Can planning a murder land you in jail?


Can planning a murder land you in jail?

Asked 23 minutes ago - Seattle, WA
Practice area: Violent Crime
Can planning a murder land you in jail?

ATTORNEY ANSWERS (1)

  1. Answered This is an old law school question. The real question is, are you planning a murder of a specific person or making up a hypothetical perfect murder. If a person plots the murder of another and make substantial steps to prepare to commit said murder, such as an overt act, then they can go to jail for attempt. If they plan with another then they are guilty of conspiracy.
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