Accomplice, in law, a person who takes part with another in a crime either as a principal or as an accessory. In a criminal trial the general rule is that a defendant cannot be convicted on the unsupported testimony of an accomplice.
The United States has one of the most sophisticated judicial systems in the world. Every day, courts across the country hear thousands of cases and make important rulings. Find out with the judicial system quiz.
When an anthrax attack just after Sept. 11 killed five people and infected 18 more, U.S. residents were sent into a bioterrorism panic. Bioterrorism has actually been around for many centuries, but we keep finding new ways to combat it.