Anthony is the father of 14 year old Daniel. Anthony and Daniel enter the Albertsons supermarket to purchase their weekly groceries. Anthony walks past the beer cooler and states that he would really like to buy a beer, but if he does, he will not have money for milk. Anthony tells Daniel to grab a beer and put it under his jacket and keep it there until they get back to the car. Daniel does what his father tells him, and as they walk out of the store, the store security guard detains Daniel.
1. Is this a crime? Why or why not?
2. If this is a crime, who is responsible for committing the crime? Why?
3. What legal concept determines criminal liability in this case?
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