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 Brady bill of 1993 established mandatory background checks for firearms purchases. But that only applies to Federal Firearms Licensees, not to private sellers. What's involved in a background check – and would expanding them lessen gun crime?
The Federal Witness Security Program protects crucial witnesses. How do you erase one identity and create a whole new one? Find out how the Witness Security Program "relocates" witnesses and their families.