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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 videos 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 educated remark on its ethical implications. relocating past the slim concentrate on torture that has characterised such a lot paintings at the topic, An Ethics of Interrogation is the 1st booklet to completely deal with this complicated issue.

In this crucial new exam of a arguable topic, Michael Skerker confronts a number of philosophical and criminal concerns, from the precise to privateness and the privilege opposed to pressured self-incrimination to prisoner rights and the criminal outcomes of other modes of interrogation for either family legal and international terror suspects. those issues elevate severe 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 express coverage innovations for legislations enforcement, army, and intelligence professionals.

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