No Crueler Tyrannies

No Crueler Tyrannies
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date
Category Political Science
Total Pages 239
ISBN 0743228405
Rating 4/5 from 1 reviews

A Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist draws on her work with high-profile child sex-abuse cases to contend that the American legal system is subject to manipulation and complicity that enables erroneous convictions and the destruction of innocent lives. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

No Crueler Tyrannies
  • Author : Dorothy Rabinowitz
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2004-03-02

A Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist draws on her work with high-profile child sex-abuse cases to contend that the American legal system is subject to manipulation and complicity that enables erroneous convictions and the destruction of innocent lives. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

Speak of the Devil
  • Author : Jean La Fontaine,Jean de La Fontaine
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1998-02-12

The first modern allegations of satanic sexual abuse surfaced in North America during the 1980s, followed a few years later by similar allegations in Britain. Professor La Fontaine, an anthropologist, has studied the literature on satanic abuse in England and conducted a detailed analysis of a number of actual cases.

Forensic Psychology  A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : David Canter
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2010-06-17

Lie detection, offender profiling, jury selection, insanity in the law, predicting the risk of re-offending , the minds of serial killers and many other topics that fill news and fiction are all aspects of the rapidly developing area of scientific psychology broadly known as Forensic Psychology. Forensic Psychology: A Very Short

Cult and Ritual Abuse
  • Author : James Randall Noblitt,Pamela Sue Perskin
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release Date : 1995

The purpose of this book is to educate professionals and the public regarding the etiology of cult and ritual trauma disorder. There have been increasing numbers of reports of ritual abuse by individuals and cults that have been made to law enforcement agencies, courts of law, child protection services, mental

The Courage to Heal
  • Author : Ellen Bass,Laura Davis
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2002

Based on the experiences of hundreds of survivors, The Courage to Heal profiles victims who share the challenges and triumphs of their personal healing processes. Inspiring and comprehensive, it offers mental, emotional and physical support to all people who are in the process of rebuilding their lives.The Courage to

Domestic Tyranny
  • Author : Elizabeth Hafkin Pleck
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 2004

Elizabeth Pleck's Domestic Tyranny chronicles the rise and demise of legal, political, and medical campaigns against domestic violence from colonial times to the present. Based on in-depth research into court records, newspaper accounts, and autobiographies, this book argues that the single most consistent barrier to reform against domestic violence has

Police Interrogation and American Justice
  • Author : Richard A. Leo
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2009

Read him his rights. We all recognize this line from cop dramas. But what happens afterward? In this book, Leo sheds light on a little-known corner of our criminal justice system--the police interrogation. An important study of the criminal justice system, this book provides interesting answers and raises some unsettling

Michelle Remembers
  • Author : Michelle Smith
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989-07-15

Read online Michelle Remembers written by Michelle Smith, published by which was released on 1989-07-15. Download full Michelle Remembers Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

Courageous Judicial Decisions in Alabama
  • Author : Dr. Jack Kushner
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2011-02-23

When one reads the history of the state of Alabama, courageous judicial decisions appears to be an oxymoron because there have not been many such decisions. Most that did occur were related in some fashion to the racial problems that have existed in Alabama from the very beginning of statehood.

  • Author : Raymond Wacks
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015-09-24

Law is at the heart of every society, protecting rights, imposing duties, and establishing a framework for the conduct of almost all social, political, and economic activity. Despite this, the law often seems a highly technical, perplexing mystery, with its antiquated and often impenetrable jargon, obsolete procedures, and endless stream

The Tyranny of Opinion
  • Author : Russell Blackford
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-10-18

We live in an age of ideology, propaganda, and tribalism. Political conformity is enforced from many sides; the insidious social control that John Stuart Mill called "the tyranny of the prevailing opinion and feeling.†? Liberal or left-minded people are often more afraid of each other than of their conservative or

The Metanarrative of Suspicion in Late Twentieth Century America
  • Author : Sandra Baringer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-04-15

Narratives of suspicion and mistrust have escaped the boundaries of specific sites of discourse to constitue a metanarrative that pervades American culture. Through close reading of texts ranging from novels (Pynchon's Vineland, Silko's Almanac of the Dead, Pierce's The Turner Diaries) to prison literature, this book examines the ways in

Sexual Abuse  Shonda and Concealment in Orthodox Jewish Communities
  • Author : Michael Lesher
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-07-09

This book--the first of its kind--analyzes how and why cases of child sexual abuse have been systematically concealed in Orthodox Jewish communities. The book examines many such cover-ups in detail, showing how denial, backlash against victims, and the manipulation of the secular justice system have placed Orthodox Jewish community leaders

Sexual Liberation
  • Author : Raymond J. Lawrence (Jr.)
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2007

Traces the influence of Christianity on shaping negative postures toward sex and sexuality in the Western world

The Eugenic Mind Project
  • Author : Robert A. Wilson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-02-02

An examination of eugenic thinking past and present, from forced sterilization to prenatal screening, drawing on experience with those who survived eugenics. Part science and part social movement, eugenics emerged in the late nineteenth century as a tool for human improvement. In response to perceived threats of criminality, moral degeneration,