2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 53a-15. Entrapment as defense.

      Sec. 53a-15. Entrapment as defense. In any prosecution for an offense, it shall be a defense that the defendant engaged in the proscribed conduct because he was induced to do so by a public servant, or by a person acting in cooperation with a public servant, for the purpose of institution of criminal prosecution against the defendant, and that the defendant did not contemplate and would not otherwise have engaged in such conduct.

      (1969, P.A. 828, S. 15.)

      Cited. 173 C. 197, 200, 202. Cited. Id., 431, 435. A defendant is entitled to a theory of defense instruction as a matter of law when evidence under this section is before jury. 178 C. 704, 708. Cited. 195 C. 70, 73. Cited. 201 C. 211, 217. Cited. 204 C. 240, 250. Cited. 209 C. 75, 93, 94. Cited. 229 C. 60, 61, 64, 81, 83, 84.

      Cited. 8 CA 158, 164. Cited. 20 CA 395, 398. Cited. 21 CA 326, 328. Cited. 23 CA 392, 396, 400. Cited. 30 CA 470, 476, 477, 483-485. Cited. 42 CA 751. Cited. 46 CA 486.

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