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WPIC 110.01 Criminal Conspiracy—Definition

11A WAPRAC WPIC 110.01Washington Practice Series TMWashington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal

11A Wash. Prac., Pattern Jury Instr. Crim. WPIC 110.01 (5th Ed)
Washington Practice Series TM
Washington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal
December 2021 Update
Washington State Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions
Part XII. Anticipatory Offenses
WPIC CHAPTER 110. Conspiracy
WPIC 110.01 Criminal Conspiracy—Definition
A person commits the crime of conspiracy to commit (fill in crime) when, with intent that conduct constituting the crime of (fill in crime) be performed, he or she agrees with one or more persons to engage in or cause the performance of such conduct, and any one of them takes a substantial step in pursuance of such agreement.
Use this instruction if it will help the jury understand the charged offense or if it is necessary to define this particular offense for the jury. See the Comment to WPIC 4.24 (Definition of the Crime—Form).
An instruction must be given defining the crime alleged to be the subject of the conspiracy. Use the definition instruction for the crime involved.
Use WPIC 10.01 (Intent—Intentionally—Definition) with this instruction. WPIC 110.03 (Criminal Conspiracy—Substantial Step—Definition) may be used to define “substantial step.” See the Comment to WPIC 110.03 for further discussion.
RCW 9A.28.040.
WPIC 110.01 was cited with approval in State v. Miller, 35 Wn.App. 567, 668 P.2d 606 (1983).
See the Comment to WPIC 110.02 (Criminal Conspiracy—Elements).
[Current as of May 2018.]
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