At issue in State v. Heitman, 262 Neb. 185 (2001), is whether the police went so far in enticing a man to commit a sexual offense as to entrap him. The case is a significant example of the subjective or predisposition test for entrapment: The entrapment defense was rejected, even though police induced Heitman to commit a crime that otherwise might not have occurred, on the ground, that Heitman was predisposed to commit the crime.

Heitman, 53, approached the drive-up window of a restaurant and gave an envelope with $100 ...

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