Rethinking Entrapment

  title={Rethinking Entrapment},
  author={Joseph A. Colquitt},
  • Joseph A. Colquitt
  • Published 2008
Sergeant Frazier's sarcasm may be difficult for some to understand, but a brief look at the rancor surrounding entrapment provides context for his sentiments. There are two traditional approaches to entrapment: the subjective and objective tests. The majority position, subjective entrapment, focuses on the actions of the accused, particularly the predisposition of that accused to engage in the type of crime charged. A minority of jurisdictions, by way of contrast, employs the objective model of… CONTINUE READING