Entrapment

  • “The function of law enforcement is the prevention of crime and the apprehension of criminals. Manifestly, that function does not include the manufacturing of crime.”    Sherman v. United States, 356 U.S. 369, 372 (1958).
  • “The State’s ability to assemble its case almost inevitably dwarfs the [motorist’s] ability to mount a defense.” Santosky v. Kramer, 455 U.S. 745, 763 (1982)