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Ladd Erickson: The Criminal Informant Bill, Known as “Andrew’s Law,” Was Deeply Flawed

Ladd Erickson: The Criminal Informant Bill, Known as “Andrew’s Law,” Was Deeply Flawed

When the Senate Judiciary Committee took up HB1221 it had eight pages of definitions and prescriptions regarding the police use of confidential informants (CI’s). An important caveat about that committee is its chairman is Senator Kelly Armstrong, who is a working criminal defense attorney. In this instance, Sen. Armstrong stated at the hearing that he

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