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.
There's no doubt the Boston bombings rattled the U.S. Should the country's policy makers be equally rattled by daily gun violence?
The word "justice" appears in many of the United States' most important documents, including the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. But for a word that's used so often, its precise definition is still a topic of debate.