What is a Conspiracy in Law? - Definition, Meaning & Examples


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For the element of agreement to be met for the crime of conspiracy, there must be:

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1. The overt act element of a conspiracy must be:

2. A unilateral conspiracy occurs when:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your understanding of conspiracy in law. The quiz/worksheet will ask you questions about what a conspiracy crime is and the four elements of a conspiracy.

Quiz & Worksheet

Students can expect questions about the elements that must be met for a crime to be considered a conspiracy, including:

  • An agreement
  • The involvement of two or more people
  • An overt act

Skills Practiced

Those who take the quiz/worksheet will be practicing these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the related lesson on conspiracy in law
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as unilateral conspiracies and overt act
  • Information recall - use the knowledge you've gained regarding the four elements of a conspiracy

Additional Learning

Students who want to know more about this topic can take a peek at the related lesson, What is a Conspiracy in Law? - Definition, Meaning & Examples. It will help students achieve these goals:

  • Define the word 'conspiracy'
  • Identify the four elements of a conspiracy
  • Learn the meaning of 'substantial step'
  • Understand conspiracy in law through a hypothetical example