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Author Seidman, Louis Michael.

Title Silence and freedom / Louis Michael Seidman
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Law and Politics, 2007


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Description x, 246 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : the strangest right -- Some useful dichotomies -- Apology and silence -- Silence and self-incrimination : "Fuck this shit" -- Silence and intimacy in the station house -- Torture's truth -- Free speech and free silence -- Silence and death -- Conclusion : a little less noise, please
Summary "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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-232) and index
Subject United States. Constitution. 5th Amendment.
Right to counsel -- United States.
Self-incrimination -- United States.
LC no. 2007008533
ISBN 9780804756204 cloth alkaline paper
0804756201 cloth alkaline paper
Other Titles Silence & freedom