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Entrapment: When the Law Encourages a Crime
Entrapment: When the Law Encourages a Crime

If you were induced or incited by law enforcement into committing a criminal offense for the purposes of obtaining evidence against you, this is known as entrapment. However, there is a distinction between an officer instigating the commission of a crime and an officer ...

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