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Criminal – Evidence – Undercover Agent's Illegal Acts – Motive – Reversal (access required)

Where the trial court excluded from defendant's trial evidence of an undercover police agent's illegal drug distribution during the agent's investigation, this exclusion was reversible error because the evidence, if believed, shows a motive for the undercover agent to have fabricated his testimony against defendant. Defendant proffered the testimony of at least four witnesses who were ...