Barry Friedman, author of UNWARRANTED, discusses policing in the Trump era
Barry Friedman, a top authority on constitutional law, policing, criminal procedure, and the federal courts, and the founding director of the Policing Project, sat down with the editors of Thought Matters to discuss his forthcoming book UNWARRANTED and the current state of policing. Check out the full interview here, and pre-order a copy of this crucial, timely book, out on February 21.
Praise for UNWARRANTED:
Unwarranted illuminates many of the often ignored issues surrounding how we police in America and highlights why reform is so urgently needed. This revealing book comes at a critically important time and has much to offer all who care about fair treatment and public safety.” — Bryan Stevenson, founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative and author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
This book is the definitive guide to contemporary policing and its necessary reforms. — Publishers Weekly
“A powerful manifesto against unbalanced policing methodologies and an illuminating and sobering critique of political and legal forces in the U.S.” — Booklist
At once creative and conservative, Friedman offers a timely blueprint for recovering democratic control of local and national law enforcement. — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)