Entrapment: Definition, Law & Examples


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Which of the following statements is true about entrapment?

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1. What are the two different types of laws regarding entrapment?

2. What is a criminal defense?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Entrapment is a specific area in the common law, and this quiz and worksheet will help you gain a general understanding of the legal definition of entrapment. You will be assessed on some common terms related to the study of entrapment law.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on legal terms such as:

  • Entrapment
  • Criminal defense
  • Objective standard law
  • Subjective standard law

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on entrapment law
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as entrapment and criminal defense
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the two types of laws related to entrapment

Additional Learning

To learn more about the law of entrapment, review the accompanying lesson. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define entrapment as it applies to a hypothetical situation
  • Differentiate between subjective and objective legal standards
  • Define the term 'criminal defense'
  • Know how laws vary from state to state