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Conspiracy

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Conspiracy is the act of working in secret to obtain some goal, usually understood with negative connotations. In United States v. Shabani (1994) the US Supreme Court ruled: "...Congress intended to adopt the common law definition of conspiracy, which does not make the doing of any act other than the act of conspiring a condition of liability..." This ruling indicates that conspiracy, without any further action, can be criminal. Note that a "conspiracy", as a legal term in the US, doesn't require more than one person. There are, in many nations, explicit crimes of conspiracy to commit murder et cetera.

See also: conspiracy theory

Etymology

It is generally accepted that conspire comes from the
Latin roots con, with, and spirare, to breatheƗso to conspire literally means 'to breathe together'.



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