175: Listen and Learn -- Inchoate Offenses (Criminal Law)

The Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast: Pass the Bar Exam with Less Stress

May 16 2022 • 28 mins

Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today, we're focusing on Criminal Law, specifically inchoate offenses. This topic commonly appears on bar exam questions and includes attempt, solicitation, and conspiracy.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How do inchoate offenses differ from other crimes?
  • The rules for attempt, solicitation, and conspiracy to commit a crime
  • The merger doctrine
  • The Pinkerton liability rule
  • Defenses to inchoate crimes
  • How to structure an answer to an open-ended question on an exam


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Alison & Lee