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How far does liability extend in a civil conspiracy?

Acme LLC makes widgets. Bob is a member of Acme. Bob tries to take Acme's widget maker, thinking he can operate the machine himself, but breaks it in the process. Of course Bob has also violated his ...
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Why can you be convicted for conspiring to project indecent images into the night-time sky, but not conspiracy to defraud a dead person?

I don't understand the difference between these two examples, because in both cases, the goal is scientifically impossible! What does "if the means used to achieve the purpose are impossible&...
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Is selling forgery-producing equipment a crime in the United States?

There are new opportunities emerging in forgery, including digital forgery of e-documents, deep-fake technology for creating false evidence, and 3D printing of the equipment (e.g., embossing tools) ...
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Civil Conspiracy vs Lone Conspirator

My understanding is that the term civil conspiracy (in the U.S., at least) normally refers to a crime involving two or more conspirators. What term is applied to lone conspirators? The Unabomber and D....