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Call # KF9625 .S45 2007
Author Seidman, Louis Michael
Title Silence and freedom / Louis Michael Seidman
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford Law and Politics, 2007
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Descript. x, 246 p. ; 24 cm
Summary/Abstract "This book argues that silence can be an expression of freedom. This link between silence and freedom is apparent in a variety of contexts, which the author examines individually, including silence and apology, silence and self-incrimination, silence and interrogation, silence and torture, and silence and death."--BOOK JACKET
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-232) and index
Subject United States. Constitution. 5th Amendment
Right to counsel -- United States
Self-incrimination -- United States
OCLC # 85485228
Table of Contents
1Introduction : the strangest right1
2Some useful dichotomies5
3Apology and silence25
4Silence and self-incrimination : "fuck this shit"54
5Silence and intimacy in the station house95
6Torture's truth119
7Free speech and free silence143
8Silence and death173
9Conclusion : a little less noise, please205