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NCJ Number: 30773 Find in a Library
Title: ENTRAPMENT IN THE FEDERAL COURTS - SUBJECTIVE TEST REAFFIRMED AGAINST LOWER COURT DEPARTURES (FROM CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS REVIEW, 1974 BY JON S SCHULTZ AND JON P THAMES - SEE NCJ-30751)
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: William S Hein and Co, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: William S Hein and Co, Inc
Buffalo, NY 14209
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE SUBJECTIVE THEORY OF THE ENTRAPMENT DOCTRINE FOCUSES ON THE PRIOR RECORD AND PREDISPOSITION OF THE DEFENDANT; THE OBJECTIVE THEORY EXAMINES THE CONDUCT OF THE POLICE AND ITS LIKELIHOOD FOR ENTRAPPING ONLY WILLING OFFENDERS.
Abstract: THIS ARTICLE CITES SEVERAL COURT DECISIONS IN ITS DISCUSSION OF THE SUPREME COURT'S PRESISTENCE IN AFFIRMING THE SUBJECTIVE 'GENESIS OF INTENT' TEST TO PROVE ENTRAPMENT IN A CRIMINAL CASE IN THE FACE OF LOWER FEDERAL COURT DECISIONS UPHOLDING THE 'OBJECTIVE' THEORY.
Index Term(s): Entrapment; Federal courts; Judicial decisions; US Supreme Court
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