Resources

  • SNITCHING: Criminal Informants and the Erosion of American Justice
  • U.S. Attorney General's Guidelines on the FBI's Use of Confidential Human Sources
  • Sarah Stillman, The Throwaways, The New Yorker (2012) (article on the use of juvenile informants)

Recent Blog Posts

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Nebraska passes jailhouse informant reform

The new law, signed in April, requires stronger disclosures, tracking of jailhouse informants, and notifications to victims if an informant who harmed them receives leniency.  The law is here, and the Innocence Project wrote about the problem here.  Prior post here.