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 police knock on your door, and a knot forms in your stomach when you're told the reason for the handcuffs: You're being arrested for a crime you haven't committed -- yet.
Several recent high-profile mass killings in the U.S. have stepped up the very heated gun control debate. With so many studies and arguments out there, we inject some impartial facts in the gun control debate.