This note examines the United States Supreme Court decision finding that the criminal defendant had been entrapped by the government as a matter of law. The author contends that the Court's disposition of this case was not consistent with precedent and concludes that the decision was an implicit application of the due process defense.
College of Law
Northern Illinois University Law Review
Bleifus, Leslie G.
"Entrapment and Jacobson v. United States: "Doesn't the Government Realize That They Can Destroy a Man's Life?","
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 13:
2, Article 4.
Leslie G. Bleifus, Note, Entrapment and Jacobson v. United States: "Doesn't the Government Realize That They Can Destroy a Man's Life?", 13 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 431 (1993).