In this episode Law and Society, Andrew discusses the crime of complicity and how a very small thing can have enormous consequences, and the phenomenon called the “bystander effect.”

  • What is “Complicity”?
  • Will I get punished if I’m hanging out with friends who commit a crime?
  • Can I get punished if I give someone a ride who commits a crime?
  • What is the UCLA experiment?
  • What is the “Bystander Effect”?
  • What is the Latane and Darley experiment?
  • Why do people tend to not get involved if others are present?