What crime could a person be charged with, if any, if they provoked another person into killing a third party?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Brooklyn, NY

i.e. daring them to do it, or egging them on in a heated situation. Specifically, if it took place over the phone, and the killer had the intent to kill the victim from the beginning, but might not have done it had the first party not encouraged it. (This is a research assignment, not an actual event)

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  1. Joseph A Lo Piccolo

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    Answered . Then do some actual research because this website is for people who need actual legal advice and guidance, not tutoring.



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  2. Arkady Bukh

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    Answered . I agree, you will learn best by doing this research yourself. We try to help people that are in these real life situations.

    If this answer was helpful please click that block. Answers in the forum are only general and it is always best... more
  3. Jayson Lutzky

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    Answered . Do you own homework. Do not rely on attorneys volunteering their time to do your schoolwork.

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  4. John J. Carney

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    Answered . Google the terms accomplice liability, aiding and abedding, felony murder rule, and see that if you tell someone to do something you are just as guilty as an accomplice, fair or not. Choose this as "best answer if it was helpful.

  5. Keith G Langer

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    Answered . Do your own homework.

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