Andrew Ingram

South Texas College of Law
  • Pinkerton Short-Circuits the Model Penal Code
    Villanova Law Review 64 (1): 71-99. 2019.
    I show that the Pinkerton rule in conspiracy law is doctrinally and morally flawed. Unlike past critics of the rule, I propose a statutory fix that preserves and reforms it rather than abolishing it entirely. As I will show, this accommodates authors like Neil Katyal who have defended the rule as an important crime fighting tool while also fixing most of the traditional problems with it identified by critics like Wayne LaFave. Pinkerton is a vicarious liability rule that makes conspirators crimi…Read more