What is Entrapment? — Louisiana

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Louisiana Criminal Law Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. —  New Orleans Criminal Defense   Entrapment: The Basics   Entrapment is an affirmative defense to criminal charges that is generally based on the interaction between police officers and the defendant prior to the alleged crime. A typical entrapment scenario happens when law enforcement officers use… Read more »

Affirmative Defense to Kidnapping — Louisiana

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  Kidnapping Defense Attorney New Orleans — Louisiana Law Louisiana Kidnapping Laws — Here!    Affirmative Defense to Kidnapping The only affirmative defense available for a Kidnapping Charge is Coercion, Duress, or Compulsion.  These generally refer to situations in which a defendant charged with a crime asserts that she committed the offense under a threat from… Read more »