What is meant by an “overt act” in the context of Watergate?
The idea of “overt acts” is important to the Watergate scandal because overt acts can be used to prove that a conspiracy has taken place.
In the Watergate case, there was a conspiracy to commit various crimes. According to the law, it is not necessary for people to actually commit a crime in order for them to be convicted of conspiracy. However, it is easier to...
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