Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
To help someone else commit a crime. An aider and abettor is a helper who is present at a crime scene but in a passive role, such as acting as a lookout. In most situations, an aider and abettor faces the same punishment as the perpetrator of the crime.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:11 pm