Brief Fact Summary. The facts of the case are not discussed.
Synopsis of Rule of Law. Solicitation requires the defendant to ask, entice, induce, or counsel another to commit a crime.
Issue. What is the crime of solicitation?
Held. A person commits the crime of solicitation when he asks, induces, or counsels another to commit a crime. The solicitor is the person who develops the criminal idea and furthers its commission through another person.
Solicitation of another to commit a felony is a crime in North Carolina, even though the solicitation is of no effect and the crime solicited is never committed.View Full Point of Law