informer’s privilege

informer’s privilege
n.
The government’s right to keep the identity of an informer secret from the defendant about whom the informer has provided information.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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