co-conspirator

noun

co-con·​spir·​a·​tor
ˌkō-kən-ˈspir-ə-tər
: a fellow conspirator

Note: Under Federal law, a statement made by a co-conspirator during and to further the conspiracy is admissible as evidence, but there must be other evidence establishing both the conspiracy and the defendant's participation.

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“Co-conspirator.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/co-conspirator. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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