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By Michael Skerker


The act of interrogation, and the controversy over its use, pervades our tradition, no matter if via fictionalized depictions in video clips and tv or discussions of real-life interrogations at the information. yet regardless of day-by-day mentions of the perform within the media, there's a loss of trained statement on its ethical implications. relocating past the slim specialize in torture that has characterised so much paintings at the topic, An Ethics of Interrogation is the 1st booklet to totally handle this advanced issue.

In this crucial new exam of a debatable topic, Michael Skerker confronts a number of philosophical and criminal concerns, from the fitting to privateness and the privilege opposed to pressured self-incrimination to prisoner rights and the felony results of alternative modes of interrogation for either household felony and international terror suspects. those issues elevate critical questions on the morality of retaining secrets and techniques in addition to the rights of suspected terrorists and insurgents. considerate attention of those matters leads Skerker to precise coverage strategies for legislation enforcement, army, and intelligence professionals.

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