Incitement vs. Inditement

By Jaxson

  • Incitement

    In criminal law, incitement is the encouragement of another person to commit a crime. Depending on the jurisdiction, some or all types of incitement may be illegal. Where illegal, it is known as an inchoate offense, where harm is intended but may or may not have actually occurred.

  • Incitement (noun)

    A call to act; encouragement to act, often in an illegal fashion.

    “The sheriff was constantly goading me into shooting trespassers, which should surely count as incitement at the very least.”

  • Inditement (noun)

    The act of inditing or composing; composition


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