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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 trained observation on its ethical implications. relocating past the slender specialise in torture that has characterised such a lot paintings at the topic, An Ethics of Interrogation is the 1st publication to totally tackle this complicated issue.

In this significant new exam of a arguable topic, Michael Skerker confronts a bunch of philosophical and criminal matters, from definitely the right to privateness and the privilege opposed to forced self-incrimination to prisoner rights and the criminal results of alternative modes of interrogation for either family legal and overseas terror suspects. those issues elevate severe questions about the morality of holding secrets and techniques in addition to the rights of suspected terrorists and insurgents. considerate attention of those matters leads Skerker to precise coverage ideas for legislation enforcement, army, and intelligence professionals.

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