The Truth Machines

 

 

 

 

 

 

The  Truth Machines: Policing, Violence, and Scientific Interrogations in India, University of Michigan Press, Orient Blackswan (South Asia Edition), 2020. Reviewed in The India Forum, Nov 2020; Mainstream, Sept 2020.

In Conversation with Prof. Jinee Lokaneeta:  The Public Secret of Torture, its dimensions and context.Indian Journal for Law and Public Policy, September 2020. 

Podcasts & Webinars 

Forensic Techniques & State Violence in India. Detention Solidarity Network, December, 2020. Podcast. https://anchor.fm/detsolnet/episodes/1–Forensic-Techniques-and-State-Violence-in-India-enshff/a-a451ei3

Live Law, Jindal University and CSLG, JNU with Justice Muralidhar, Senior Advocate Rebecca John, Prof. Veena Das & Prof. Niraja Jayal, December 11, 2020.
https://www.livelaw.in/webinar/book-discussion-prof-jinee-lokaneeta-the-truth-machine-justice-muralidhar-167076

New Books Network, November 30, 2020. https://newbooksnetwork.com/the-truth-machines

Webinar on Torture and Policing in India (Solidarity Across Distances Lecture), July, 2020.

Book Interview with Polis Project, May 2020.

Discussion on the Book in Law and Other Things Blog

Excerpts:

“Why Police in India Use ‘Third-Degree’ Torture Methods for Interrogation” | The Wire

“What does the turn to using ‘truth serums’ (narcoanalysis) mean for India’s police?” |  The Big Q

“Scaffold of the Rule of Law—Terror Suspects and the Experience of Violence”  | The Polis Project

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