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Security Law and Methods by James Pastor

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Introduction

It may be helpful to provide some context for this book by beginning with a brief summary of the discipline of security law and a description of the historical, theoretical, and situational factors that have led to our current circumstances in security and policing.

SECURITY LAW AS A DISCIPLINE

The concept of security law requires an understanding of many diverse legal disciplines. These disciplines range from negligent and intentional torts to contract and insurance provisions, agency and vicarious liability theories, and constitutional and criminal laws. Despite their obvious diversity, these disciplines are linked in this context by the impact of crime and misconduct. Hence, this legal analysis should be supplemented with “security ...

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