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The Dangers Of Dissent

Author : Ivan Greenberg
ISBN : 0739149393
Genre : History
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This book traces the evolution of FBI spying from 1965 to the present, through the eyes of those under investigation, and through numerous FBI documents, never used before in scholarly writing, that were recently declassified using the Freedom of Information Act or released during litigation (Greenberg v. FBI).

Surveillance In America

Author : Ivan Greenberg
ISBN : 9780739172476
Genre : History
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Surveillance in America is a study of FBI surveillance practices and policies since 1920 based on recently declassified FBI files. This wide-ranging study looks at such subjects as the media, academic historians, the Watergate crisis, and surveillance of the American working class.

Of G Men And Eggheads

Author : John Rodden
ISBN : 9780252098901
Genre : Political Science
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Spy romances of Cold War counterespionage evoke scenes of heroic FBI and CIA agents dedicated to smashing communism and its subversive coterie of intellectual fellow travelers bent on painting the world red. John Rodden cuts this tall tale down to its authentic pint size, refusing to indulge the public relations myth promoted by J. Edgar Hoover's FBI. In Of G-Men and Eggheads, Rodden portrays federal agents’ hilarious obsession with monitoring that ever-present threat to national security, the American literary intellectual. Drawing on government dossiers and archives, Rodden focuses on the onetime members of a radical political sect of ex-Trotskyists (barely numbering a thousand at its height), the so-called New York intellectuals. He describes the nonsensical decades-long pursuit of this group of intellectuals, especially Lionel Trilling, Dwight Macdonald, and Irving Howe. The Keystone Cops style of numerous FBI agents is documented carefully in Rodden's meticulous case studies of how Hoover's men recruited informants to snoop on the "Commies," opened their personal mail, tracked their movements, and reported on their wives and friends.

The Social History Of Crime And Punishment In America A De

Author : Wilbur R. Miller
ISBN : 9781412988766
Genre : History
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Several encyclopedias overview the contemporary system of criminal justice in America, but full understanding of current social problems and contemporary strategies to deal with them can come only with clear appreciation of the historical underpinnings of those problems. Thus, this four-volume work surveys the history and philosophy of crime, punishment, and criminal justice institutions in America from colonial times to the present. It covers the whole of the criminal justice system, from crimes, law enforcement and policing, to courts, corrections and human services. Among other things, this encyclopedia will: explicate philosophical foundations underpinning our system of justice; chart changing patterns in criminal activity and subsequent effects on legal responses; identify major periods in the development of our system of criminal justice; and explore evolving debates and conflicts on how best to address issues of crime and punishment. Its signed entries provide the historical context for students to better understand contemporary criminological debates and the contemporary shape of the U.S. system of law and justice.

Usa Patriot Act

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
ISBN : UCSD:31822037828803
Genre : Civil rights
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First Principles

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105061422577
Genre : Civil rights
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Cases In Civil Liberties

Author : Robert Fairchild Cushman
ISBN : UOM:39015000367410
Genre : Law
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A collection of Supreme Court cases that is designed to provide insight into judicial reasoning and methods of arriving at constitutional decisions.

Landmark Cases Left Out Of Your Textbooks

Author : Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute
ISBN : STANFORD:36105064265650
Genre : Law
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Dictionary Of World Biography

Author : Frank Northen Magill
ISBN : 0893563226
Genre : Reference
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A revision and reordering, with new entries added, of the material in the thirty vols. comprising the various subsets designated "series" published under the collective title : Great lives from history, 1987-1995.

Counterspy Magazine

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ISBN : UCSC:32106005501140
Genre : Espionage
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