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NPR has an interesting report on the use and abuse of confidential informants.
Here’s an excerpt:
Loyola Law School professor Alexandra Natapoff, author of the new book Snitching, says the public has no clue about the thousands of informants now on the government payroll.
“It’s a very clandestine, secretive and unregulated arena that yet influences the outcome of […]Continue Reading