aiding-and-abetting liability – civil or criminal liability imposed on one who assists in, facilitates, or promotes the commission of an act that results in harm or loss

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aiding-and-abetting liability:
(1972)

1. Civil or, more typically, criminal liability imposed on one who assists in or facilitates the commission of an act that results in harm or loss, or who otherwise promotes the act’s accomplishment.  Cf. causer liability. [1]

Also See:

18 U.S.C. § 2.  Aiding and Abetting – knowingly and willingly assisting a crime.

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6

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