Oregon Supreme Court

Opinions Filed in August 2023

State v. Benton

“An informant is acting on behalf of the state when... the police are ‘directly or indirectly involved to a sufficient extent in initiating, planning, controlling or supporting the informant’s activities’ to render the informant a state agent.” State v. Smith, 310 Or 1, 13 (1990).

Area(s) of Law:
  • Criminal Procedure

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