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Co-conspirator can be “another person” in arson cases  (access required)

  A co-conspirator who lives with another defendant and engages in a plan to commit arson can qualify as “another person” for the purpose of establishing a required element of arson, the North Carolina Court of Appeals has unanimously ruled in a case of first impression.  In State v. Lance, the appeals court was faced with deciding the novel issue of whether an alleged arsonist has conspired to burn the ...

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