informant

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one who gives incriminating information about others

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308) Although jury instructions are not alone sufficient to remove the risks posed by the testimony of criminal informants, (309) they at least highlight the potential dangers and may help to "ensure that jailhouse snitch testimony is examined and weighed with proper caution.
See ALEXANDRA NATAPOFF, SNITCHING; CRIMINAL INFORMANTS AND THE EROSION OF AMERICAN JUSTICE 154 (2009) ("Cooperating informants are an increasingly important part of white collar investigations and prosecutions.
Civil litigators must learn how to use strategies developed by prosecutors who deal with criminal informants.
June 21 Eraser: Arnold Schwarzenegger is back as a tough, terminatin' and substantially over-budget federal marshal who guards key criminal informants in witness protection programs.
One of the most controversial yet arguably most effective weapons in the fight against cargo theft is the use of criminal informants.
NO wonder criminal informants are threatening to shut down their line of communication with gardai.
This intelligence base can include formal sources, such as criminal informants, or informal relationships with business leaders and other community representatives.
Eraser: Arnold Schwarzenegger is back as a tough, terminatin' and substantially overbudget federal marshal who guards key criminal informants in witness protection programs.
The credibility of criminal informants must be established through an articulated track record of reliability, having made a statement against their penal interests, corroboration of the supplied information, or establishing that the informants have a strong motive to tell the truth.
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