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- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 19.95
Something at the Texas detention facility is terribly wrong, and Tony Hefner knows it. But the guards are repeatedly instructed not to speak of anything they witness. In the Rio Grande Valley, one of the most poverty-stricken areas in the United States, good jobs are scarce and the detention facility pays the best wages for a hundred miles. The guards... more...
- Encounter Books 2011; US$ 17.95
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.... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.38
After he was denied access to report on Sing Sing, one of America's most notorious high security jails, journalist Ted Conover applied to become a prison guard. As a rookie officer, or 'newjack', Conover spent a year in the unpredictable, intimidating and often violent world of America's penal system. Unarmed and outnumbered, prison officers... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2004; US$ 8.99
Police Heroes honors and celebrates those members of America's police force who take the oath to protect and serve seriously. These men, women, and K-9 officers are asked to put their personal safety aside for a greater good on a daily basis, but sometimes the call of duty is above and beyond even their expectations. You're about to meet some remarkably... more...
- LSU Press 2011; US$ 19.95
In Louisiana Wildlife Agents officers tell of the unimaginable dangers lurking in their supposedly routine tasks and recall side-splitting tales of misadventures on Louisiana?s bayous. The sequel to Game Warden: On Patrol in Louisiana, Jerald Horst's book allows wardens to share their unforgettable memories, and to detail the perils and pleasures of... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 8.99
PAUL LIEBERMAN spent 24 years as a writer and editor at the Los Angeles Times and before that was projects editor of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has won dozens of journalism honors, including the Robert F. Kennedy Awards Grand Prize, a George Polk Award, Gerald Loeb Award and American Society of Newspaper Editors Award. He also shared in... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
We are obsessed with watching television shows and feature films about lawyers, reading legal thrillers, and following real-life trials. Yet, at the same time, most of us don't trust lawyers and hold them and the legal system in very low esteem. In The Myth of Moral Justice , law professor and novelist Thane Rosenbaum suggests that this paradox... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
This edited volume examines the reconstitution of the public security domain since the 9/11 attacks, focusing on the banking sector and anti-money laundering (AML) activity in particular. Since the inception of the ?Financial Action Taskforce? (FATF) in 1989, AML has been viewed as a global problem. This text argues that the securitization of the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 17.99
Warrant for Terror examines fatwas, which are legal opinions declaring whether a given act under Islam is obligatory, permitted, or forbidden and which serve as a major instrument by which religious leaders impel believers to engage in acts of jihad. more...