What role does entrapment play in Whitmer kidnap plot trial

A major pitfall in arguing entrapment by the defense is that it means admitting to jurors the client did indeed commit the alleged crime. Jurors will need to be convinced they to would have acquiesced to committing a major felony under the right amount of deceit and pressure.

Prosecutors rest case in Whitmer kidnapping plot trial

Key evidence over 13 days of trial came from two undercover FBI agents and an informant who was among the extremists for months and made hours of secret recordings. Two men who avoided trial by pleading guilty provided critical testimony last week.