Encounter Books. No social class or profession is safe from this troubling form of social control by the executive branch, and nothing less than the integrity of our constitutional democracy hangs in the balance. The average professional in this country wakes up in the morning, comes home, eats dinner, and then goes to sleep, goes to work, unaware that he or she has likely committed several federal crimes that day.
The volume of federal crimes in recent decades has increased well beyond the statute books and into the morass of the Code of Federal Regulations, handing federal prosecutors an additional trove of vague and exceedingly complex and technical prohibitions to stick on their hapless targets. In three felonies a Day, Harvey A.
The dangers spelled out in three felonies a Day do not apply solely to white collar criminals, ” state and local politicians, and professionals. 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. Silverglate reveals how federal criminal laws have become dangerously disconnected from the English common law tradition and how prosecutors can pin arguable federal crimes on any one of us, for even the most seemingly innocuous behavior.
The Tyranny of Good Intentions: How Prosecutors and Law Enforcement Are Trampling the Constitution in the Name of Justice
A new introduction and new chapters cover recent marquee cases and make this provocative book essential reading for anyone who cringes at the thought of unbridled state power and sees our civil liberties slowly slipping away in the name of the War on Drugs, the War on Crime, and the War on Terror. Stratton renew their valiant campaign to reclaim that which is rightly ours–liberty protected by the rule of law.
. In this updated and expanded edition of The Tyranny of Good Intentions, Paul Craig Roberts and Lawrence M. They show how crusading legislators and unfair prosecutors are remaking American law into a weapon wielded by the government and how the erosion of the legal principles we hold dear–such as habeas corpus and the prohibition against self-incrimination–is destroying the presumption of innocence.
Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice
Its scope reaches from the us department of Justice to the US Senate, the FBI, and the White House. As citizens of a free society, we all have an important stake in making sure that it does. From the foreword this book should serve as the beginning of a serious conversation about whether our criminal justice system continues to live up to its vaunted reputation.
Alex kozinski, chief judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. This true story is a scathing attack on corrupt prosecutors, the judges who turned a blind eye to these injustices, and the president who has promoted them to powerful political positions. A tragic suicide, wrongful imprisonment, a likely murder, and gripping courtroom scenes draw readers into this compelling story giving them a frightening perspective on justice corrupted and who should be accountable when evidence is withheld.
Licensed to lie: exposing corruption in the Department of Justice is the true story of the strong-arm, illegal, and unethical tactics used by headline-grabbing federal prosecutors in their narcissistic pursuit of power.
You Have the Right to Remain Innocent
Duane became a viral sensation thanks to a 2008 lecture outlining the reasons why you should never agree to answer questions from the police—especially if you are innocent and wish to stay out of trouble with the law. This lively and informative guide explains what everyone needs to know to protect themselves and those they love.
In this timely, and pragmatic new book, relevant, he expands on that presentation, offering a vigorous defense of every citizen’s constitutionally protected right to avoid self-incrimination. Getting a lawyer is not only the best policy, Professor Duane argues, it’s also the advice law-enforcement professionals give their own kids.
Using actual case histories of innocent men and women exonerated after decades in prison because of information they voluntarily gave to police, Professor Duane demonstrates the critical importance of a constitutional right not well or widely understood by the average American. You have the Right to Remain Innocent.
Reflecting the most recent attitudes of the Supreme Court, Professor Duane argues that it is now even easier for police to use your own words against you. An urgent, compact manifesto that will teach you how to protect your rights, your freedom, and your future when talking to police. Law professor James J.
Licensed to Lie
This true legal thriller debunks everything the media and the government told us about the Department of Justice’s destruction and prosecution of the venerable accounting firm Arthur Andersen, Alaska Senator Ted Steven’s, Merrill Lynch executives who did one business transaction with Enron, and more.
The common thread through it all is a cabal of narcissistic federal prosecutors who broke all the rules and rose to great power. Still in the news today―robert mueller s “pitbull" Andrew Weissmann and other members of Obama's inner circle―are wreaking havoc on our Republic. This is the book that began exposing “the Deep State.
You have the Right to Remain Innocent.
One Nation Under Arrest: How Crazy Laws, Rogue Prosecutors, and Activist Judges Threaten Your Liberty
Much is at stake for our freedoms and the freedoms of future generations. You have the Right to Remain Innocent. It is time to confront these questions, and subject them to serious, analyze them, vigorous debate. One nation under arrest highlights a major effort to return the criminal law to its traditional and proper role in society: to ensure public safety and protect the innocent.
Key developments in criminal law and practice over the past few decades have raised troubling questions about the fairness of our criminal justice system as it affects the average American. America is in the throes of overcriminalization: We are making and enforcing far too many criminal laws that create traps for the innocent but unwary and threaten to make criminals out of those who are doing their best to be respectable, law-abiding citizens.
Overcriminalization should concern everyone in America, both as citizens and as potential accused. Taking the steps necessary to ensure that American criminal law once again routinely exemplifies the right principles and purposes will require much work, but the alternative is to squander the great treasure that is the American criminal justice system.
With first-hand stories from victims of overcriminalization, One Nation Under Arrest sheds light on an insidious problem that few recognize or care about but which is vital to the fundamental values of the Republic and our concept of justice.
Compromised: How Money and Politics Drive FBI Corruption
The bureau has, sold an image of itself as efficient, for decades, professional, unbiased, and untouchable by corruption. Shattering the myth that the fbI leadership is immune to the twin lures of political power and money—from the team behind Clinton Cash. You have the Right to Remain Innocent. If you ask most americans what they think about the FBI, they would tell you it’s far and away the government agency they trust the most.
Political class. They have found massive self-enrichment and political bias at the highest levels of government—including the Justice Department and the FBI. Indeed, the nation's most important law enforcement agency has become so compromised that every major investigation should face intense scrutiny from the public, the media, and from Congress.
. That portrait is a sham. James comey, robert mueller, andrew mccabe, and the rest of the recent FBI leadership should be forced to answer for the way the Bureau has abused the public trust under their watch. Seamus bruner and the government Accountability Institute have spent years cataloging the widespread conflict-of-interests of the D.
Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces
The consequences have been dire: the home is no longer a place of sanctuary, the Fourth Amendment has been gutted, and police today have been conditioned to see the citizens they serve as an other-an enemy. Today's armored-up policemen are a far cry from the constables of early America. But according to investigative reporter Radley Balko, over the last several decades, America's cops have increasingly come to resemble ground troops.
You have the Right to Remain Innocent. As a result, our country has generally worked to keep the military out of law enforcement. The last days of colonialism taught America's revolutionaries that soldiers in the streets bring conflict and tyranny. His fascinating, frightening narrative shows how over a generation, a creeping battlefield mentality has isolated and alienated American police officers and put them on a collision course with the values of a free society.
PublicAffairs. The unrest of the 1960s brought about the invention of the SWAT unit-which in turn led to the debut of military tactics in the ranks of police officers. Nixon's war on drugs, each of these innovations expanded and empowered police forces, the post-9/11 security state under Bush and Obama: by degrees, Reagan's War on Poverty, Clinton's COPS program, always at the expense of civil liberties.
And these are just four among a slew of reckless programs. In rise of the warrior cop, drugs, balko shows how politicians' ill-considered policies and relentless declarations of war against vague enemies like crime, and terror have blurred the distinction between cop and soldier.
Trumped Up: How Criminalization of Political Differences Endangers Democracy
It has become difficult to have a reasonable discussion about the most controversial president in our recent history. Hardening positions on both sides has been manifested by increasing demands to criminalize political differences. Dershowitz’s arguments should cause all rational citizens to take a deep breath and recognize, but, as Dershowitz demonstrates, that Trump may be many things, under current law and the known evidence, the President is not a criminal.
Published by bombardier Book, an imprint of Post Hill Press. Everything he has done is wrong, and since it is wrong, it must necessarily be criminal. As seen on fox & friends, from the author of the Case Against Impeaching Trump! "There are great legal minds; there are those who can also communicate well on television; then there is Dershowitz.
For anti-trump zealots, nothing Trump has done—even in foreign policy—is good. His analysis seems flawless to me. Harvey A. That’s why he has always been my go-to guy on the law and the Constitution. Greta van susteren, fox news channel, former anchor at cnn, and MSNBC "This book will reinforce Alan Dershowitz’s well-earned reputation as a brilliant legal analyst who, although often swimming against the established current, is usually right.
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Obstruction of Justice: How the Deep State Risked National Security to Protect the Democrats
Combining tenacious investigative reporting and high-tech investigative techniques, the media, " observing how Nancy Pelosi's Democrats manipulated the Department of Justice, Luke Rosiak began ferreting out the truth, and found himself face to face with the "Deep State, and even Republican leadership to sabotage the investigation into what Newt Gingrich calls possibly the biggest congressional scandal in history.
Rather than protect national security, Congress and the Justice Department schemed to cover up a politically inconvenient hack and an underlying fraud on Capitol Hill involving dozens of Democrats' offices. Investigative reporter luke rosiak is being hailed as “one of the smartest, most diligent reporters in washington” TUCKER CARLSON and “a bulldog” DANA LOESCH for uncovering “what is possibly the largest scandal and coverup in the history of the United States House of Representatives” NEWT GINGRICH.
It’s like something out of a spy novel: in the heat of the 2016 election, an unvetted Pakistani national with a proclivity for blackmail gained access to the computer files of one in five Democrats in the House of Representatives. You have the Right to Remain Innocent. Evidence disappeared, witnesses were threatened, and the supposed watchdogs in the media turned a blind eye.
He and his family lifted data off the House network, stole the identity of an intelligence specialist, and sent congressional electronic equipment to foreign officials. PublicAffairs. And that was only the beginning.
Unfreedom of the Press
With the depth of historical background for which his books are renowned, levin takes the reader on a journey through the early American patriot press, which proudly promoted the principles set forth in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, followed by the early decades of the Republic during which newspapers around the young country were open and transparent about their fierce allegiance to one political party or the other.
From five-time #1 new york times bestselling author, FOX News star, and radio host Mark R. PublicAffairs. Levin shows how those entrusted with news reporting today are destroying freedom of the press from within: “not government oppression or suppression, and passing off opinion, but self-censorship, bias by omission, pseudo-events, ” he writes, group-think, propaganda, and outright lies as news.
It was only at the start of the progressive era and the twentieth century that the supposed “objectivity of the press” first surfaced, leaving us where we are today: with a partisan party-press overwhelmingly aligned with a political ideology but hypocritically engaged in a massive untruth as to its real nature.
Age range:adult You have the Right to Remain Innocent. Levin comes a groundbreaking and enlightening book that shows how the great tradition of the American free press has degenerated into a standardless profession that has squandered the faith and trust of the American public, not through actions of government officials, but through its own abandonment of reportorial integrity and objective journalism.
Unfreedom of the Press is not just another book about the press.