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  • 4 Aug 2022
    Stewart King, Alistair Rolls, Jesper Gulddal

    World Crime Fiction

    At the end of “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” Edgar Allan Poe’s detective Auguste Dupin, the prototype of the analytical detective, offers a disparaging verdict on the Parisian Prefect of Police. The Prefect has “impaired his vision by holding the object too close. He might see, perhaps, one or two points with unusual clearness, […]

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  • 6 Nov 2013
    Ruthann Robson

    Profiling Clothes

    Our clothing choices are inextricably linked to the law, with everything from our hairstyles to our shoes influenced by our Constitutional rights. Ruthann Robson, the author of Dressing Constitutionally discusses how what we wear has legal ramifications from racial profiling to victim-blaming.

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