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The Resource Unwarranted : policing without permission, Barry Friedman

Unwarranted : policing without permission, Barry Friedman

Label
Unwarranted : policing without permission
Title
Unwarranted
Title remainder
policing without permission
Statement of responsibility
Barry Friedman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "As the debate about out-of-control policing heats up, an authority on constitutional law offers a provocative account of how our rights have been eroded In June 2013, documents leaked by Edward Snowden sparked widespread debate about secret government surveillance of Americans. Just over a year later, the shooting of Michael Brown, a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, set off protests and triggered concern about militarization and discriminatory policing. In Unwarranted, Barry Friedman argues that these two seemingly disparate events are connected, and that the problem is not so much the policing agencies as it is the rest of us. We allow these agencies to operate in secret and to decide how to police us, rather than calling the shots ourselves. The courts have let us down entirely. Unwarranted is filled with stories of ordinary people whose lives were sundered by policing gone awry. Driven by technology, policing has changed dramatically from cops seeking out bad guys, to mass surveillance of all of society, backed by an increasingly militarized capability. Friedman captures this new eerie environment in which CCTV, location tracking, and predictive policing has made us all suspects, while proliferating SWAT teams and increased use of force puts everyone at risk. Police play an indispensable role in our society. But left under-regulated by us and unchecked by the courts, our lives, liberties, and property are at peril. Unwarranted is a vital, timely intervention in debates about policing, a call to take responsibility for governing those who govern us. "--
  • "As the debate about out-of-control policing heats up, an authority on constitutional law offers a provocative account of how our rights have been eroded"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Friedman, Barry
Dewey number
344.7305/2
Index
index present
LC call number
KF5399
LC item number
.F75 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Electronic surveillance
  • Intelligence service
  • Espionage
  • Civil rights
  • Privacy, Right of
  • Law enforcement
  • LAW / Constitutional
  • Civil rights
  • Electronic surveillance
  • Espionage
  • Intelligence service
  • Law enforcement
  • Privacy, Right of
  • United States
Label
Unwarranted : policing without permission, Barry Friedman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The problems of policing ; Democratic policing. Policing in secret ; Legislatures that won't legislate ; Courts that can't judge ; Fostering democratic policing -- Constitutional policing. Searches without warrant ; Searches without probably cause ; General searches ; Discriminatory searches -- Twenty-first-century policing. Surveillance technology ; Third-party information and the cloud ; Government databases ; Counterterrorism and national security -- The challenges of democratic policing
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 434 pages
Isbn
9780374280451
Lccn
2016033246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn953823666
  • (OCoLC)953823666
Label
Unwarranted : policing without permission, Barry Friedman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The problems of policing ; Democratic policing. Policing in secret ; Legislatures that won't legislate ; Courts that can't judge ; Fostering democratic policing -- Constitutional policing. Searches without warrant ; Searches without probably cause ; General searches ; Discriminatory searches -- Twenty-first-century policing. Surveillance technology ; Third-party information and the cloud ; Government databases ; Counterterrorism and national security -- The challenges of democratic policing
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 434 pages
Isbn
9780374280451
Lccn
2016033246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn953823666
  • (OCoLC)953823666

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