unlawful assembly

noun

: the offense of assembling with a certain minimum number of others for the purpose of engaging in a riot or other unlawful conduct that threatens public safety, peace, or order
also : a group so assembled

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“Unlawful assembly.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/unlawful%20assembly. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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