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  • booksreddit.com:Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces

    Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces

    1023

    The last days of colonialism taught America’s revolutionaries that soldiers in the streets bring conflict and tyranny. As a result, our country has generally worked to keep the military out of law enforcement. But according to investigative reporter Radley Balko, over the last several decades, America’s cops have increasingly come to resemble ground troops. The consequences have been dire: the home is no longer a place of sanctuary, the Fourth Amendment has been gutted, and police today have …


  • booksreddit.com:Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces

    Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces

    673

    The last days of colonialism taught America’s revolutionaries that soldiers in the streets bring conflict and tyranny. As a result, our country has generally worked to keep the military out of law enforcement. But according to investigative reporter Radley Balko, over the last several decades, America’s cops have increasingly come to resemble ground troops. The consequences have been dire: the home is no longer a place of sanctuary, the Fourth Amendment has been gutted, and police today have …


  • booksreddit.com:Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces

    Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces

    519

    The last days of colonialism taught America’s revolutionaries that soldiers in the streets bring conflict and tyranny. As a result, our country has generally worked to keep the military out of law enforcement. But according to investigative reporter Radley Balko, over the last several decades, America’s cops have increasingly come to resemble ground troops. The consequences have been dire: the home is no longer a place of sanctuary, the Fourth Amendment has been gutted, and police today have …


  • booksreddit.com:Equality and Discrimination: The New Law (New Law Series)

    Equality and Discrimination: The New Law (New Law Series)

    458

    The UK’s domestic law concerning discrimination is currently contained in five separate Acts and four sets of primary regulations, reflecting no less than six main EU Directives. The Equality Act will harmonize discrimination law and strengthen the law to support progress on equality. This Act will also strengthen the law in a number of areas, which include: placing a new duty on certain public authorities to consider socio-economic disadvantage when making strategic decisions about how to ex…


  • booksreddit.com:The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking

    The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman’s Fight for Justice

    362

    When Nebraska police officer and divorced mother of three Kathryn Bolkovac saw a recruiting announcement for private military contractor DynCorp International, she applied and was hired. Good money, world travel, and the chance to help rebuild a war-torn country sounded like the perfect job. Bolkovac was shipped out to Bosnia, where DynCorp had been contracted to support the UN peacekeeping mission. She was assigned as a human rights investigator, heading the gender affairs unit. The lack of …


  • booksreddit.com:Three Felonies a Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent (Encounter Broadsides)

    Three Felonies a Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent (Encounter Broadsides)

    333

    The average professional in this country wakes up in the morning, goes to work, comes home, eats dinner, and then goes to sleep, unaware that he or she has likely committed several federal crimes that day. Why? The answer lies in the very nature of modern federal criminal laws, which have exploded in number but also become impossibly broad and vague. In Three Felonies a Day, Harvey A. Silverglate reveals how federal criminal laws have become dangerously disconnected from the English common la…


  • booksreddit.com:Three Felonies a Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent (Encounter Broadsides)

    Three Felonies a Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent (Encounter Broadsides)

    283

    The average professional in this country wakes up in the morning, goes to work, comes home, eats dinner, and then goes to sleep, unaware that he or she has likely committed several federal crimes that day. Why? The answer lies in the very nature of modern federal criminal laws, which have exploded in number but also become impossibly broad and vague. In Three Felonies a Day, Harvey A. Silverglate reveals how federal criminal laws have become dangerously disconnected from the English common la…


  • booksreddit.com:With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful

    With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful

    249

    FBI Press Conference Mega Thread
    From “the most important voice to have entered the political discourse in years” (Bill Moyers) and the journalist who broke the story on NSA spying programs comes a scathing critique of the two-tiered system of justice that has emerged in AmericaFrom the nation’s beginnings, the law was to be the great equalizer in American life, the guarantor of a common set of rules for all. But over the past four decades, the principle of equality before the law has been effectively abolished. Instead, a t…


  • booksreddit.com:With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful

    With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful

    191

    From “the most important voice to have entered the political discourse in years” (Bill Moyers), a scathing critique of the two-tiered system of justice that has emerged in AmericaFrom the nation’s beginnings, the law was to be the great equalizer in American life, the guarantor of a common set of rules for all. But over the past four decades, the principle of equality before the law has been effectively abolished. Instead, a two-tiered system of justice ensures that the country’s political an…