Takes the reader inside the interrogation room and inside the courtroom to expose the interrogators' tricks, the prosecutors' ploys, and the judicial sleight involved in a false imprisonment. The book also discusses possible reforms.
Examines two opposing movements that redefined Arizona’s political landscape: Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his supporters, who was one of the most relentless and feared enforcers of Trump’s immigration policies, and the Latino-led opponents who organized against Arpaio’s institutionalized racism.
Argues for a new understanding of proportionality in undercover policing that takes account of innocent parties, vulnerable targets, and manipulation into wrongful action. He also defends a central role for the judiciary in the oversight of undercover policing.
Examines the state of LGBTQ people within the criminal justice system, Iincluding issues ranging from historical heterosexist and transphobic legislation to police brutality to the prison industrial complex to family law. .
Argues that Americans must undergo a conscious cultural redefinition of American civic order in order to pass effective laws or public policy to reduce gun violence in general and public mass shootings in particular.
Argues state agencies circulate people between different institutional spaces in such a way that generates revenue for some agencies, cuts costs for others, and increases suffering for poor people of color.