Informants, Police, and Unconscionability

Institute of Art and Ideas (IAI online magazine, November 6, 2018)

The Retrieval of Liberalism in Policing, Chapter 4 (Oxford University Press)

4 Pages Posted: 11 Dec 2018

Date Written: November 6, 2018

Abstract

Essay exploring the extent to which certain agreements between the police and informants are an affront (both procedurally and substantively) to basic tenets of the liberal tradition in legal and political philosophy.

Keywords: policing, informants, freedom of contract, consent, rights, dignity, liberalism

Suggested Citation

Hunt, Luke William, Informants, Police, and Unconscionability (November 6, 2018). Institute of Art and Ideas (IAI online magazine, November 6, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3282651

Luke William Hunt (Contact Author)

Radford University ( email )

College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Criminal Justice
Radford, VA 24142
United States

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