Q: Is it possible under Mississippi Law for a single defendant to be convicted of conspiracy?

Three Defendant’s was charged with conspiracy to committ armed robbery and aggravated assault via multi-count indictment but only one defendant was convicted of conspiracy

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Arthur Calderon
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Arthur Calderon
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  • Cleveland, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: Mississippi does recognize what is called a unilateral conspiracy; however, the prosecution has to be very particular about what they allege and how the facts lead to a conspiracy. Your best bet is going to be to get with an experienced criminal defense lawyer to discuss the facts of the case and see what can be done.

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