2020 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 4 - Criminal Attempt, Conspiracy, and Solicitation
§ 16-4-2. Conviction for Criminal Attempt Where Crime Completed

Universal Citation: GA Code § 16-4-2 (2020)

A person may be convicted of the offense of criminal attempt if the crime attempted was actually committed in pursuance of the attempt but may not be convicted of both the criminal attempt and the completed crime.

(Code 1933, § 26-1004, enacted by Ga. L. 1968, p. 1249, § 1.)


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 21 Am. Jur. 2d, Criminal Law, §§ 21, 149.


- 42 C.J.S., Indictments and Informations, § 317.


- Conviction or acquittal of attempt to commit particular crime as bar to prosecution for conspiracy to commit same crime, or vice versa, 53 A.L.R.2d 622.

Attempt to commit assault as criminal offense, 79 A.L.R.2d 597.

Application of felony-murder doctrine where the felony relied upon is an includible offense with the homicide, 40 A.L.R.3d 1341.

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