entrapment entrapment  /ɪn ˈtræp mənt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a defense that claims the defendant would not have broken the law if not tricked into doing it by law enforcement officials

Usage(s):

  1. What Kolesnikov did in deciding to describe his position and entrapment, others have also done--in states of repose or terror.
  2. All the actors play their entrapment with a weirdly convicted blankness.
  3. PTI did not accuse the FBI of entrapment, it simply reported the account given in a new book by Jack Nelson, a newsman with a high reputation for accuracy.

News

  1. Vehicle crash causes injuries, entrapment

    Raleigh County Emergency Operations officials reported Tuesday that a vehicle crashed in the 300 block of Bolt Road in Glen Daniel around 3:38 p.m. and that injuries and a possible entrapment were reported.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Register-Herald

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    This patented bed system has been created with input from healthcare industry professionals as well as the end users, and addresses the 7 zones of entrapment research conducted by the FDA Hospital Bed Safety Workgroup. With a choice of low, medium and high beds, the SleepSafer® High Bed is generally the most appropriate selection for more active users. (PRWeb June 09, 2013) Read the full story ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. ‘Entrapment’ movie to be shown Friday

    “Entrapment, a 1999 thriller starring Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones, will be featured at Free First Friday Flix at Valley of the Flowers Church at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Lompoc Record

Quotes

  1. Over the course of the case, the government wiretapped 5,000 phone calls and intercepted 6,000 e-mails, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz wrote in an opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal titled "The Entrapment of Eliot."
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Alan Dershowitz Source: AFP

  2. But this was more than grubby: as Knightley asked in The Independent, was it good undercover reporting, "or a shameful example of invasion of privacy, entrapment and shoddy, lazy journalism?"
    on May 26, 2010 By: Phillip Knightley Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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