Video Collection

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Gacaca: Living Together Again in Rwanda? (VHS). 55 min.

In English, Tutsi and Hutu, with English subtitles.

CREDITS: Director, Anne Aghion; producers, Philip Brooks, Laurent Bocahut, Anne Aghion; editor, Nadia Ben Rachid; photography, Mathieu Hagnery, James Kakwerere.

SUMMARY: In 1994, decades of politically motivated ethnic scapegoating culminated in a wholesale slaughter of the Rwanda's Tutsi minority, along with many Hutu moderates. Today, Rwanda is rebuilding, but its most difficult task is addressing the emotional trauma and fostering reconciliation between the Hutu and Tutsi. This film follows the first steps in one of the world's boldest experiments in reconciliation: the Gacaca Tribunals. These are a form of citizen-based justice based on ancient traditions of judgement, aimed at unifying this scarred nation.

Gentile v. State Bar of Nevada: 501 U.S. 1030 (1991) (DVD).

Voices of American law series.

CREDITS: Produced by Thomas Metzloff, Sarah Wood, and Robert Walker.

SUMMARY: "Criminal defense attorney Dominic Gentile was retained to represent a Las Vegas businessman indicted for stealing cocaine and money from a Las Vegas police sting operation. On the day of his client's indictment, Gentile decided to hold a press conference to proclaim his client's innocence and blame the police for the theft. The State Bar of Nevada filed a disciplinary action against Gentile for his comments, which resulted in a reprimand. The case ultimately reached the Supreme Court and became a landmark First Amendment case on lawyer speech. The story is told through interviews with Gentile (including excerpts from the actual press conference) and his attorney Michael Tigar; the Chair of the Disciplinary Committee Dennis Kennedy and the State Bar's attorney Robert Klonoff; and Las Vegas reporter Al Tobin and Ed Koch, who covered the underlying crime."

Case video -- Party narratives -- Trailer.

Glimmer of Hope (VHS). 53 min.

PUBLISHER: Princeton NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1998.

CREDITS: Produced by Charles Konowal and directed by Joe McDonald and Charles Konowal.

SUMMARY: This program, based on a well-publicized Minnesota case, examines one family's efforts to bring closure to the brutal murder of a loved one. The family insists on confronting the killers to ask them disturbing questions that have plagued the family over a three-year period. In doing so, they hope to bring the monstrous act and its perpetrators into human focus as a major step toward healing ... This is an intimate and riviting glimpse into a bold new approach to criminal justice designed to heal both the offenders and their victims.

Going to Court (VHS). 37 min.

Published: Madison, WI:State Bar of Wisconsin, 1988.

CREDITS: Producers and directors, B.G. Abrams and David Brag; writers, B.G. Abrams and Don Itkin; editor, David Braga.

SUMMARY: Part one presents a general overview of courtroom practices during a civil court case. It tells what a courtroom looks like, who will be there, what will go on during the trial, and outlines the stages of a trial. Part two discusses proper conduct in and out of the courtroom, the importance of personal appearance, and what to do when testifying on the witness stand in order to make a favorable impression on the jury.

pt. 1. What to expect (19 min.)
pt. 2. What's expected of you (18 min.)

Grand Jury Testimony of William Jefferson Clinton, August 17, 1998 (VHS). About 4 hrs.

Issued by MPI Home Video.

SUMMARY: On August 17, 1998, President Bill Clinton gave videotaped testimony before a grand jury in the Ken Starr investigation. The testimony is presented without narration and without opinion.

The Great Indian Railway (VHS). 115 min.

CAST: Narrated by Linda Hunt.

CREDITS: Produced by the National Geographic Society; directed and photographed by William Livingston; written by Jeanne Livingston; edited by Loye Miller; music by Frank Ferrucci.

SUMMARY: Documentary on the history of railroads in India, including where the trains run, how they are used by the people in the country, and the complexities of running the trains on board.

Guns & Mothers (VHS). 54 min.

"Independent Lens" television program, May 13, 2003.

CAST: Frances Davis, Maria Heil, Fox Butterfield, Robert J. Spitzer; narrator Tracy Thorne.

CREDITS: Director Thom Powers; producers Thom Powers, Meema Spadola, and John Walter; executive producers Fred Green and Patty Payne Green; editor John Walter; composer Rick Baitz, writers Thom Powers and John Walter.

SUMMARY: An incisive exploration into the women's movements on both sides of the emotionally charged gun control debate. The Million Moms and the Second Amendment Sisters are diametrically opposed on the issue of gun control, but they agree on one point: mothers will and should have a voice in determining gun control policy in America. The program explores the grassroots of both movements by focusing on two different women, living in two different Americas.

A Hard Straight (DVD). 74 min.

CAST: Regina Allen, Richard "Smiley" Martinez, Aaron Shephard.

CREDITS: Camera, Goro Toshima; editor, Kim Roberts.

SUMMARY: Shot on location in Los Angeles and San Francisco over a period of two years, producer Goro Toshima documents the successes and failures of three prison parolees.

Hitler's Courts: Betrayal of the Rule of Law in Nazi Germany (DVD). 35 min.

Published by: Jacob Fuchsberg Law Center, Touro College, Old Westbury, N.Y.

CAST: Narrated by Joshua M. Greene.

CREDITS: Produced and directed by Joshua M. Greene and Shiva Kumar; music, Steve Gorn; advisers, Gerhart Friedlander, Diemut Majer, and William Meinecke.

SUMMARY: When those charged with defending the rule of law betray that trust, the victory of tyrants is assured. Hitler's Courts featured archival footage from the Nazi era, rarely seen photographs, and interviews with leading voices in international law. Experts examine the perversion of the courts under Nazi rule and discuss how distinguished lawmakers capable of complicity in the largest mass murder of men, women and children in history.

Hot Coffee: Is Justice Being Served? (DVD). 89 min.

CAST: Al Franken and John Grisham.

CREDITS: Directed by Susan Saladoff; produced by Carly Hugo, Alan Oxman, and Susan Saladoff.

SUMMARY: Exposes how corporations spent millions on a propaganda campaign to distort Americans' view of lawsuits, forever changing the civil justice system. From the infamous case of the woman who sued McDonalds over spilled coffee to the saga of the Mississippi Supreme Court Justice deemed 'not corporate enough' by business interests, this program tears apart the conventional wisdom about 'frivolous lawsuits.'

I stand by the accused (DVD). 29 min.

CREDITS: Written and produced by Larry Dublin.

SUMMARY: Criminal defense lawyers and others discuss the role of the criminal defender.

In Search of the Constitution (VHS). 58 min. per tape

Published: New York : Public Affairs Television, 1987; distributed by PBS Video in 1989.

CAST: Bill Moyers.

CREDITS: Senior executive producer, Joan Konner; executive producer, Richard Petrow; director, Vern Diamond; executive editor, Bill Moyers.

SUMMARY: In this eleven-part series, Bill Moyers discusses the history of the Constitution, how it has been interpreted, and how it affects nearly every aspect of our lives. Includes conversations with Supreme Court Justices Blackmun, Brennan, O'Connor and Powell, and scholars Ronald Dworkin, Mortimer Adler, and Martin Marty.

[1] In the beginning
[2] Mr. Justice Blackmun
[3] Mortimer Adler, teaching the Constitution
[4] Mr. Justice Brennan
[5] Ronald Dworkin, the changing story
[6] God and the Constitution
[7] Strictly speaking
[8] Justice Sandra Day O'Connor
[9] For the people
[10] 1987 v. the Constitution
[11] Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr.

In Search of the Second Amendment: A Documentary (DVD). 111 min.

CAST: Joyce Malcolm, Glenn Reynolds, Eugene Volokh, Randy Barnett, Daniel Polsby, Nelson Lund, Nicholas Johnson, Brannon Denning, Akhil Amar, Robert Cottrol, Sanford Levinson, Gary Kleck, Sandy Froman, Carol Bambery, Steven Halbrook, David Kopel, Don Kates, Roy Innis, Clayton Cramer.

CREDITS: Produced and directed by David T. Hardy; audio postproduction by Jason Miller.

SUMMARY: In search of the Second Amendment tells the story through interviews with professors of constitutional law, historians, and legal experts, together with original historical documents, many never before filmed.

Indictment (VHS). 72 min.

In French with English subtitles.

CREDITS: A film by Henri de Latour.

SUMMARY: On August 26, 1998, Stéphane and Fabrice surrender to the police, confessing to the murder of Mustapha K. committed three days earlier in the village of Vendargues, France. After 48 hours in custody they are brought up in front of the magistrate (prosecutor), Dominique Voglimacci. He is in charge of interrogating the suspects and witnesses, to bring the truth to light or, at least, to get as close to it as possible.

Injustice (DVD). 1 hr. 47 min.

CAST: Narrator, Greg Williams.

CREDITS: Produced and directed by Rich Confalone and Kip Prestholdt; written by Rich Confalone, Kip Prestholdt, and Lauren Cardillo; edited by Jonathan Ross; music by Charlie Barnett and Brendan Canty; director of photography, Rich Confalone; executive producer, Brian J. Kelly.

SUMMARY: "A film about greed and corruption in America's lawsuit industry."

Innocence Lost: The Plea (VHS). 113 min.

Originally broadcast May 27, 1997 on PBS as a segment of Frontline.

CREDITS: Written, produced and directed by Ofra Bikel.

SUMMARY: Revisit the defendants in the third episode of the Little Rascals Day Care sexual abuse case-- in which more than 30 people were accused and seven indicted on hundreds of abuse charges emerging from a daycare center in Edenton, North Carolina. Explore the serious questions about the validity of the testimony and the fairness of the trials which resulted in 12 life sentences for Little Rascals owner Bob Kelly and one life sentence for daycare worker Dawn Wilson, and wonder why, today, all charges against Kelly and Wilson have been dropped.

Inside a Shari'ah court (DVD). 51 min.

Originally broadcast Oct. 1, 2007, on the BBC television program: This world. Portions are in other languages with English subtitles.

CAST: Host and narrator, Ruhi Hamid.

CREDITS: Location producer and sound, Misha Maltsev; film editor, David Murray.

SUMMARY: Spotlighting an outspoken judge determined to convey the benefits of Islamic law, the film presents cases, verdicts, and sentences that clearly illustrate ways in which Shari'ah is implemented in Nigeria.

Inside the Jury Room (DVD & VHS). 60 min.

Segment from the television program Frontline.

CREDITS: Producers: Alan M. Levin and Stephen J. Herzberg.

SUMMARY: Shows an actual jury deliberation as twelve men and women weigh facts, ponder evidence, and debate the meaning of justice.

International Law Video Course (VHS). 30 min. per tape

Published: Primos, PA: WTL Productions, 1995.
Each tape is about 30 minutes in length.

CAST: Features scholars and experts in international law from the academic community, the United Nations, the American Society of International Law and other international organizations.

CREDITS: Funded by the U.S. Department of Education; developed by Elizabeth F. Defeis; produced in cooperation with the American Society of International Law.

Tape 1. Nature and sources
Tape 2. States
Tape 3. Law of treaties
Tape 4. Human rights
Tape 5. International organizations
Tape 6. Use of force
Tape 7. Dispute settlement
Tape 8. International criminal law
Tape 9. Global concerns
Tape 10. Economic law

Intimacy, Marriage, Race, and the Meanings of Equality (DVD) : Perspectives on the 40th Anniversary of Loving v. Virginia.

Symposium sponsored by the Wisconsin Law Review and held November 10-11, 2006, at the Monona Terrace Convention Center and the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Introduction / Victoria Nourse -- On intimacy, immigration and subordination / Jennifer Chacon -- On interracial marriage / Reginald Oh -- Loving in contradiction panel discussion -- Keynote address / Rachel Moran -- On tribal miscegenation laws / Carla Pratt -- On the changes in rates of interracial marriage among different groups in the aftermath of Loving / Richard Banks -- On the portrayal of interracial relationships in the entertainment industry / Angela Onwuachi-Willig -- On interracial relationships as cultural evangelism / Rashmi Goel -- On race and family / Tonya Brito -- On the rationale behind the Loving decision / Tucker Culbertson -- On 'sameness' as a way to advance gay rights in the public discourse / Catherine Smith -- On the analogy of Loving to same-sex marriages / Adele Morrison -- On the challenges of critical consciousness within the context of interracial relationships in America -- Loving reconsidered panel discussion.

Into the Abyss (DVD). 107 min.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2011.

CAST: Jason Burkett, Werner Herzog, Michael Perry.

CREDITS: Written and directed by Werner Herzog, produced by Erik Nelson, cinematography by Peter Zeitlinger, editing by Joe Bini, music by Mark Degli Antoni.

SUMMARY: In his exploration of a triple homicide case iin Conroe, Texas, Herzog probes the human psyche to explore why people kill, and why a state kills. His investigation unveils layers of humanity, making an enlightening trip out of ominous territory.

Introducing TJ: Therapeutic Jurisprudence (VHS). 27 min.

CREDITS: Producer/director, Mary Providence Magill; executive producer, Robert Magill.

SUMMARY: In this documentary, a homeless man with a mental illness relates to us how life in the street is made much worse when the judiciary compounds his dilemna. Then we see how one young woman, a judge in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, has helped to break the endless cycle of arrest and incarceration.

Introduction to Legal Research (VHS). 10 min.

Published: St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Company, 1989.

SUMMARY: How to use the West CD-ROM library.

Introduction to Shepardizing (VHS). 22 min.

Published: Colorado Springs, Colo.: Shepard's/McGraw-Hill, 1988.

SUMMARY: Shows how Shepard's citators are used to research cases and statutes to locate appropriate citations related to a point of law. Shepard's assists with finding new sources of authority, evaluating the present day value of authorities, and following the history of a case or statute.

The Iraq War: Lessons from the Past (DVD & VHS).

2005 Kastenmeier lecture, presented in conjunction with the Wisconsin Union Directorate, and held November 14, 2005, at the University of Wisconsin Memorial Union.

CREDITS: Introduction by Robert Kastenmeier. Speech by George McGovern.

SUMMARY: Former presidential candidate George McGovern spoke on the need for a new Democratic platform based on solid liberal ideals and ending the war in Iraq. He laid out a seven-point plan for how he'd reform the country. McGovern compared the current war in Iraq to the Vietnam War. He alleged that the war in Iraq serves the interests of a minority of rich power holders, but is paid for in tax dollars and American blood.

Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company (DVD). 23 min.

"Video resources on the Constitution 2010"

CREDITS: Written, produced and narrated by Robe Imbriano; Photography by Edward Marritz; music by Ben Decter and Gavin Allen.

SUMMARY: Interviews with Thaddeus Edmonson, his attorney Jim Doyle, and legal scholars about the U.S. Supreme Court case Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company on racial discrimination in jury selection in civil cases.

Justice and the Generals (VHS). 85 min.

Originally broadcast on PBS February 21, 2002.

CREDITS: Written, produced, directed, and narrated by Gail Pellett.

SUMMARY: On December 2, 1980, three nuns (Ita Ford, Maura Clarke, and Dorothy Kazel) and one lay worker (Jean Donovan) were abducted, raped, and murdered by El Salvadoran National Guardsmen. This documentary covers the initial investigation, the trial of the Guardsmen, and later attempts to bring to justice the military leaders (Carlos Eugenio Vides Casanova, director of the National Guard, and Jose Guillermo Garcia, head of the Ministry of Defense) who ordered the murders.

Kelo v. City of New London: 545 U.S. 469 (2005) (DVD). 43 min.

Distinctive Aspects of American Law Video Project, Duke University School of Law.
Includes both full and short versions.

CREDITS: Produced by Thomas Metzloff, Sarah Wood, and Todd Shoemaker narrated by Melinda Penkava.

SUMMARY: In the 1990s, New London, Connecticut faced economic problems after a large naval base closed. When Pfizer announced plans to build a new research facility in the city, New London began planning a large-scale development in the nearby Fort Trumbull area of town that involved using the City's power of eminent domain to acquire properties in the area. Susette Kelo and some of her neighbors fought the City's efforts to take their homes, leading to an important Supreme Court decision on the proper role for eminent domain. The documentary tells the story of the case through interviews with Kelo; her lawyer Scott Bullock from the Institute for Justice; members of the Coalition to Save the Fort Trumbull Neighborhood; city lawyers Tom Londregan and Edward O'Connell; and city planners Michael Joplin and John Brooks.

Key Constitutional Concepts (DVD). 60 min.

Created by The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands in partnership with the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
Subtitled in English and Spanish.

SUMMARY: These three 20- minute videos examine key constitutional concepts. The first explains why the nation's framers created the Constitution. The second describes the protection of individual rights by highlighting the Supreme Court case of Gideon v. Wainwright, affirming the right to an attorney. The last explores the separation of powers by examining the Supreme Court case of Youngstown v. Sawyer, a challenge to President Truman's decision to take over steel mills during the Korean War.

Part 1: Creating a constitution -- Part 2: One man changes the constitution, Gideon v. Wainwright -- Part 3: Checks and balances, Youngstown v. Sawyer.

Khodorkovsky (DVD). 1 hr. 52 min.

Released in 2012.
English dialogue; German, and Russian dialogue with forced English subtitles.

CAST: Mikhail Khodorkovsky; narrated by Jean-Marc Barr.

CREDITS: Produced and directed by Cyril Tuschi; director of photography, Cyril Tuschi; editor, Salome Machaidze; music, Arvo Part.

SUMMARY: In October 2003, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, former head of the Russian oil company Yukos, was arrested on charges of tax evasion and fraud. This documentary uncovers the story behind his arrest and subsequent conviction, the story of a man who has transformed from the wealthiest man in Russia into a martyr for the cause of political freedom and rule of law. Includes footage from a meeting between Khodorkovsky and Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as newsreel interviews with Putin himself.

Killing Kasztner: the Jew who dealt with Nazis (DVD). 124 min.

Originally produced in 2008. In English and Hebrew with English subtitles. Additional content on special bonus DVD.

CAST: With: Ze'ev Eckstein, Shlomo Aronson, Merav Michaeli, Zsuzsi Kasztner; voice of Kasztner, Larry Pine.

CREDITS: A film by Gaylen Ross; director and producer, Gaylen Ross; producer, Andrew Cohen; producers, Noam Shalev, Gus D. Samios, Anne Feinsilber; written by Gaylen Ross and Andrew Cohen. Executive producer, Tony Tabatznik; produced with the support of Riverside Management Group; cinematography, Robert Richman, Roni Kaldaron, Yoav Kosh, Boaz Eshtai, Mani Elias; music by Blake Leyh; musical performances by Shlomit Aharon and the Efroni Choir; editors: Gaylen Ross, Andrew Ford, Laure Sullivan.

SUMMARY: "Hero or traitor? Rezso Kasztner, known as the Jewish Schindler, negotiated face to face with Adolf Eichmann, rescuing 1700 Jews on a train to Switzerland, and may have saved tens of thousands more lives. Yet Kasztner was condemned as a traitor in his adopted country of Israel; accused as a collaborator in a trial and verdict that divided a nation and forever stamped him as the 'man who sold his soul to the devil.' It was a verdict overturned by Israel's Supreme Court but too late for Kasztner. He was ultimately assassinated by Jewish right wing extremists in Tel Aviv in 1957."

Know Your Rights (DVD). 47 min.

In English, Spanish and French.

CREDITS: Produced by the American Bar Association in 2012.

SUMMARY: Presents overview of the American legal system's immigration removal process to help people who have received a notice to appear (NTA) or who are detained currently understand their rights and what to expect during the process.

Kolyma (VHS). 2 hrs. 15 min.

In Russian.

CREDITS: Director, N. Oboznova ; editor, G. IAsnogorodskaia.

SUMMARY: Interviews with people who worked in the Kolyma River region of Siberia during the Stalinist era, interspersed with old film footage.

Latin America's First Media Dictatorship (DVD). 9 min.

Narration in English, with some Spanish dialogue and English subtitles.

SUMMARY: Vladimiro Montesinos, head of the President Alberto Fujimori's Peruvian Intelligence Agency, made videotapes for potential blackmail with a hidden camcorder in his private office. In 2000, one of these tapes surfaced, becoming the first of hundreds to reveal government officials bribing television executives in exchange for favorable press coverage of Fujimori.

The Law in These Parts (DVD). 101 min.

Videodisc release of the documentary motion picture produced in 2011. In Hebrew with optional subtitles in English. World Cinema Jury Prize, Documentary, Sundance Film Festival, 2012

CAST: Meir Shamgar, Amnon Strashnov, Dov Shefi ... [et al.]

CREDITS: A film by Ra'anan Alexandrowicz & Liran Atzmor. B.Z. Goldberg, co-producer; Laura Poitras, co-producer; Martin Hagemann, co-producer; Shark de Mayo, cinematographer; Neta Dvorkis, editor; Karni Postel, composer.

SUMMARY: Explores the four-decade-old Israeli military legal system in the Occupied Territories.

Law Office Confidentiality (VHS). 9 min.

Published: Madison, Wis.: State Bar of Wisconsin, 1986.

SUMMARY: Stresses the importance of protecting a client's confidences. Gives safeguards for protecting both written and oral communication to avoid an embarrassing situation.

Law Revue (VHS).


SUMMARY: Annual performance of skits by University of Wisconsin Law School students parodying law school life.

Law School Admission Test: Sources, Contents, Uses (VHS). 34 min.

Published: Washington, D.C.: Law School Admission Council, Law School Admission Services, 1982.

CREDITS: Directed by Mike Pengra.

SUMMARY: Presents a panel of members of the Law School Admission Council discussing the historic and current criteria used to evaluate the LSAT itself, and the scores earned by law school applicants.

A Lawyer Made in Heaven: The Virgil Hawkins Story (DVD). 57 min.

CREDITS: Produced by Larry Dubin; narrated by Barbara Jordan.

SUMMARY: A documentary which describes the life of Florida civil rights pioneer Virgil Hawkins.

Lawyer Trust Accounts (VHS). 60 min.

A 60 minutes video with three 20-minute segments.

CREDITS: Written by Jay Foonberg.

SUMMARY: Comprehensive coverage of lawyer trust accounts: their history, importance, maintenance, violations. Jay G. Foonberg facilitates and conducts educational and motivational seminars for private law firms, bar associations and CLE providers. His programs are normally granted CLE accreditation.

A Lawyer Walks into a Bar (DVD). 92 min.

CAST: Featuring: Donald Baumeister, Sam Garrett, Cassandra Hooks, Magda Madrigal, Megan Meadows and Tricia Zunker.

CREDITS: Directed and produced by Eric Chaiken; producer, Tasha Oldham; editor, Deborah Barkow; director of photography, Stephanie Martin.

SUMMARY: Documentary explores the influence of the law and its practitioners on American culture, while following six characters as they do whatever it takes to become lawyers. This film features cameos by legal luminaries, politicians, well-known comedians, celebrity lawyers and other notables.

Lawyers' Trust Accounts: Common Pitfalls and How To Avoid Them (VHS). 80 min.

Produced by the State Bar of Wisconsin in 1996.

CREDITS: Narrated by practicing attorney Rick Rogers.

SUMMARY: Practical how-to advice for lawyers and their staff to manage the trust account efficiently, accurately and ethically. How to avoid inadvertent cominglement, what to do when your balance is too high, how to handle personal checks, what to do when your balance is too low, what to do with cash, U.C.C. regulations, I.R.S. requirements.

Lee v. Weisman: 505 U.S. 577 (1992) (DVD). 29 min.

Distinctive Aspects of American Law Video Project, Duke University School of Law.

SUMMARY: Addresses the issue of the constitutionality of prayer at a public school graduation ceremony.

Legal Advertising: Of the People--By the People--FOR the People? (VHS). 30 min.

A production of the Television Bureau of Advertising in cooperation with the American Bar Association.

CAST: Narrated by Howard Cosell.

SUMMARY: A review of the findings of the American Bar Association Commission on Advertising.

The Legal Profession's Hidden Secret: Substance Abuse (VHS) : Conversations with Recovering Lawyers. 30 min.

CREDITS: Produced by Larry Dubin, Professor of Law, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

Legal Research Made Easy: A Roadmap through the Law Library Maze (VHS). 2 hrs. 25 min.

Published: Berkeley, CA: Nolo Press, 1990.

CREDITS: produced by Nolo Press and Legal Star Communications; producer, David B. Feldman; director, James Wooden; writers, Robert C. Berring and Ralph Warner.

SUMMARY: Legal research expert Robert Berring shows how to use a law library to find needed answers and explains all the basic legal research tools.

Life and Death in Assisted Living (DVD). 60 min.

Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Frontline July 30, 2013. Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

CAST: Narrator/interviewer, A.C. Thompson.

CREDITS: A Frontline production with Yellow River Productions in partnership with ProPublica; correspondent & co-producer, A.C. Thompson; produced by Carl Byker; written by Carl Byker & A.C. Thompson. Editors, Rodney Holland, Chad Ervin; director of photography, Mitch Wilson; original music, Christopher Hedge.

SUMMARY: Nearly 750,000 elderly Americans are spending their later years in for-profit assisted living facilities. This loosely regulated, multibillion-dollar industry is dominated by one company: Emeritus Senior Living. In a year-long investigation, Frontline and ProPublica raise questions about fatal lapses in care, understaffing, and a quest for profits.

Lincoln (1988 : DVD). 3 hr. 8 min.

Originally produced for television broadcast 1988.
Based on the book: Lincoln, by Gore Vidal.
At head of title: Gore Vidal's.

CAST: Mary Tyler Moore, Sam Waterston, Richard Mulligan.

CREDITS: Director, Lamont Johnson; teleplay, Ernest Kinoy; producers, Bob Christiansen and Rick Rosenberg; executive producers, Sheldon Pinchuk and Bill and Pat Finnegan; editor, James Oliver; production designer, Paul Peters; director of photography, William Wages; music, Ernest Gold.

SUMMARY: Reveals the political and personal struggles of President Lincoln as he guided the nation through the Civil War while confronting his own family tragedies.

Litigating Disaster (DVD) . 58 min.

In English with segments in Hindi with English subtitles.

CAST: Interviewers: Amos Cohen and Joshua Kaliner.

CREDITS: Photography, Onne van der Wal; editor, Ana Crenovich; music, Joel Diamond.

SUMMARY: The worst and deadliest chemical disaster of all time occurred in 1984 in Bhopal, India. Vast amounts of toxic gas leaked from the Union Carbide pesticide factory, killing thousands of people and poisoning hundreds of thousands of others. This film documents this tragedy and presents the legal evidence assembled against Union Carbide including never before seen documents and exclusive interviews with former Union Carbide officers.

Locke v. Davey: 540 U.S. 712 (2004) (DVD). 17 min.

Distinctive Aspects of American Law Video Project, Duke University School of Law.
Special features: Party narrative - Josh Davey (ca. 11 min.); trailer.

CAST: Produced by Thomas Metzloff, narrated Melinda Penkava.

SUMMARY: Governor Gary Locke and the Washington legislature created the Promise Scholarship program to enable low- and middle-income students to attend college. Josh Davey received a Promise Scholarship for the 1999-2000 school year to attend Northwest College, where he wanted to major in theology. When he was told he could not receive the scholarship money because of his major, he sued. Davey claimed that denying state scholarships to theology students violated his First Amendment right to practice his own religious beliefs through his chosen course of study.

Long Night's Journey into Day (DVD). 95 min.

English subtitles translate the native languages.
Study guide (38 p.) located in pamphlet box at end of Instructional Video Collection.

CREDITS: Narrator, Helen Mirren; directors, Frances Reid & Deborah Hoffmann; producer, Frances Reid; original score, Lebo M; cinematographers, Ezra Jwili, Frances Reid.

SUMMARY: For over forty years, South Africa was governed by the most notorious form of racial domination since Nazi Germany. When it finally collapsed, those who had enforced apartheid's rule wanted amnesty for their crimes. Their victims wanted justice. As a compromise, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was formed. As it investigated the crimes of apartheid, the Commission brought together victims and perpetrators to relive South Africa's brutal history. By revealing the past instead of burying it, the TRC hoped to pave the way to a peaceful future.

The Loving Story (DVD). 77 min.

Originally released as documentary in 2011.

CAST: Interviews and commentary (archival footage): Richard Loving, Mildred Loving, J. Lindsay Almond Jr., Virginia Governor, 1958; Edward Ayers, Historian and President, University of Richmond; Judge Leon M. Bazile, Caroline County Circuit Court; David Brinkley, NBC News, Washington; Bernard S. Cohen, Philip J. Hirschkop, ACLU Attorneys.

CREDITS: Directed by Nancy Buirski; produced by Nancy Buirski & Elisabeth Haviland James; written by Nancy Buirski & Susie Ruth Powell.

SUMMARY: Documentary about the case of Richard & Mildred Loving, a white man & a black woman who were convicted by the state of Virginia for the crime of marrying across racial lines in the late 1950s.

Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council: 505 U.S. 1003 (1992) (DVD).

Distinctive Aspects of American Law Video Project, Duke University School of Law.

SUMMARY: Mr. Lucas paid $945,000 for two beachfront lots on the Isle of Palms in South Carolina in 1986, intending to build single family homes on the property. In 1988, the South Carolina legislature enacted the Beachfront Management Act pursuant to the federal Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972. The federal Coastal Management Act allowed states to receive federal grants for developing programs to control and lessen shoreline erosion. Under the provisions of the Beachfront Management Act, Lucas' property fell within an area where occupiable improvements were prohibited. Lucas filed suit alleging that the Act's construction led to a taking without just compensation and was prohibited under the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The South Carolina's Court of Common Pleas agreed. The Supreme Court of South Carolina reversed and the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari.

Lynch v. Donnelly: 465 U.S. 668 (1984). 28 min.

Distinctive Aspects of American Law Video Project, Duke University School of Law.

SUMMARY: Addresses the issue of the constitutionality of a city-sponsored Christmas display.

The Making of a Case (VHS). 10 min.

Published: St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing Co., 1990.
Accompanying "Study Guide for First Year Law Students" in pamphlet box at end of Instructional Video Collection.

CAST: Richard Dysart, Michele Greene.

SUMMARY: Describes how court decisions move from the courts to case reporters and then to casebooks.

Mandate: The President and the People (DVD). 35 min.

In English with subtitles in English and Spanish.

CAST: Narrated by Lesley Stahl.

SUMMARY: Examines the long and complex relationship between the presidency and public opinion. Scholars explore decisive moments in the history of the presidency from George Washington to FDR.

The founding Fathers through President Jackson -- President Lincoln and the Civil War -- President Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal.

Mandatory Sentences: Does the Punishment Meet the Crime? (VHS). 57 min.

Originally broadcast on the news program "Nightline" on September 30, 1999.

CREDITS: Host, Ted Koppel; correspondant, Michel McQueen; interviewees, Gus Smith, Kemba Smith, Julie Stuart, Laura Hankins, Helen Fahey, Stephen Saltzburg.

SUMMARY: Examines the case of Kemba Smith, a non-violent, first-time drug offender, who is serving 24 years in prison without parole because of mandatory sentencing.

The Market for Data (DVD).

The thirteenth Thomas E. Fairchild lecture, delivered on November 2, 2001, at the University of Wisconsin Law School.

CREDITS: Presenter: Elizabeth Warren.

SUMMARY: Prof. Warren of Harvard Law School discusses how the power of the market can threaten serious and objective law-related empirical research.

Marsh v. Chambers: 463 U.S. 783 (1983) (DVD). 17 min.

Distinctive Aspects of American Law Video Project, Duke University School of Law.
Special features: 9 min. version of the video; Party narrative: separate interviews with Ernie Chambers and Robert Palmer (11 min. each); trailer.

CREDITS: Produced by Thomas Metzloff, narrated by Melinda Penkava.

SUMMARY: When Dr. Robert Palmer, a Presbyterian minister, was named Chaplain of the Nebraska Unicameral Legislature, he continued a long tradition of opening legislative sessions with a prayer. State Senator Ernie Chambers objected to the prayers, viewing them as the state's endorsement of a particular religion. With the help of the Nebraska ACLU, he filed a lawsuit against the state, claiming that the prayers violated the First Amendment's Establishment Clause. His lawsuit noted that for 16 years, the chaplain had been from the same denomination, the prayers were in the Judeo-Christian tradition, and that the chaplain was paid at public expense. Chambers took his case to the Supreme Court, leading to a landmark decision on the separation of church and state.

The Marshall Plan (DVD). 60 min.

Originally produced as a television program in 1997.

CREDITS: Narrated by Roger Mudd. A production of the Educational Film Center and Christenson Associates; writers, Louis Barbash, Patrick Prentice.

SUMMARY: This video marks the 50th anniversary of the plan devised by George C. Marshall, then Secretary of State. The Marshall Plan was a rescue effort for war torn Europe and is documented through archival photographs, films, newsreels, and contemporary interviews.

The Media and the Law Roundtable (VHS). 60 min.

Published: Athens, GA: University of Georgia School of Law, 1995.

CAST: Presenter: Roberto Cooper Ramo; Moderator: Stephen Gillers; Panelists: Albert Krieger, Michael McCann, Gerald Boyle, Ed Turner, Evan Thomas, David Horowitz, Eric Holder, Linda Fairstein, Ronald Olson, Tony Mauro, Ronald Carlson, John Byrd Martin, and William Lee.

CREDITS: Sponsors: American Bar Association, University of Georgia, School of Law, and Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

SUMMARY: Panel discussion presented in Atlanta, Georgia on Mar 16, 1995. The moderator guides the panelists through a developing hypothetical. The intriguing scenario features a pop music superstar and spokesperson against domestic violence who shot and killed an intruder at her estate.

Millennium Evenings at the White House: Honor the Past, Imagine the Future (VHS).

Presented by the White House Millennium Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Sun Microsystems.

SUMMARY: A series of lectures and cultural showcases presented by the White House in 1998 and 1999 to highlight American creativity and inventiveness through ideas, art, and scientific discoveries.

1. The living past: commitments for the future, by Bernard Bailyn (64 min.)
2. Imagination and change: science in the next millennium, by Stephen Hawking (71 min.)
3. A celebration of poetry in American life (87 min.)
4. Jazz, an expression of democracy (88 min.)
5. The meaning of the millennium, by Natalie Zemon Davis and Martin E. Marty (102 min.)
6. Women as citizens: vital voices through the century (118 min.)
7. The perils of indifference: lessons from a violent century, by Elie Wiesel (113 min.)

The Model United Nations (VHS). 15 min.

Published: New York: United Nations Publications, 1992.

CAST: Cliff Robertson.

CREDITS: Produced by the United Nations and United Nations Association of the United States of America.

SUMMARY: Through role-playing the representatives of the UN Member States, young people learn about other countries and cultures while developing a global perspective on issues confronting the world community.

Modern Bankruptcy Practice under the 1978 Reform Act (VHS) . 4 hrs.

Published: Chicago, Ill.: American Bar Association Consortium for Professional Education, 1979.

CAST: Speakers: Richard B. Levin, Jacob Dim, Mitchell W. Miller, Howard A. Patrick.

Monkey Trial (DVD). 90 min.

Videodisc release of a 2002 segment of the PBS television series The American experience produced by WGBH Boston and the Nebraska ETV Network.

CAST: Narrator: Linda Hunt.

CREDITS: Producer/director/writer, Christine Lesiak; co-producer/director, Annie Mumgaard; editor, Alexandru Moscu; photography, Allen Moore; original music, Tom Larson.

SUMMARY: The trial of John Scopes, a Tennesee biology teacher arrested in 1925 for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution. The Scopes trial was America's first major media event.

Murder in Beverly Hills: The Menendez Trial (VHS). 47 min.

An ABC News Special.
Published: MPI Home Video, 1991.

CREDITS: Diane Sawyer. Executive producer, Shelley Ross; senior producer, Jonathan Talmadge; coordinating producer, Wendey S. Roth; producers, Alison Craiglow, Anthony Radziwill, Julie Sertel; editors, Ralph Avellino, Ed Delgado, Glenn Hunsberger; announcer, Dan Foley.

SUMMARY: Outlines the case involving the Menendez brothers' murder of their parents. Presents background data, the various courtroom strategies involved, and analyzes the case in discussions with legal experts.

Murder on a Sunday Morning (DVD). 111 min.

Release of a 2001 French documentary film, released there as Un coupable idéal.
Academy Award, 2002: Best documentary, feature.

CREDITS: Director, Jean-Xavier de Lestrade; produceer, Denis Poncet; camera, Isabelle Razavet; music, Helen Blazy; editors, Pascal Vernier and Pagnar Van Leyden.

SUMMARY: When a 15-year-old black male is arrested for the murder of Mary Ann Stephens, everyone involved in the case--from investigators to journalists--is ready to condemn him, except for his public defence lawyer, Patrick McGuiness. A true tale of murder and injustice.

Murder on a Sunday Morning (VHS). 111 min.

Release of a 2001 French documentary film, released there as Un coupable idéal.
Academy Award winner, best documentary feature.

CREDITS: Director, Jean-Xavier de Lestrade; producer, Denis Poncet; camera, Isabelle Razavet; music, Helen Blazy; editors, Pascal Vernier and Pagnar Van Leyden.

SUMMARY: When a 15-year-old black male is arrested for the murder of Mary Ann Stephens, everyone involved in the case--from investigators to journalists--is ready to condemn him, except for his lawyer, Patrick McGuiness. A true tale of murder and injustice.

My Brooklyn (DVD). 1 hr. 17 min.

This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2012.

CREDITS: Director, Kelly Anderson; producers, Allison Lirish Dean and Kelly Anderson; editor, Kathryn Barnier; photographer, Jamel Shabazz; original score, Benjamin Fries and Simon Beins.

SUMMARY: "My Brooklyn follows director Kelly Anderson's journey, as a Brooklyn gentrifier, to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood. The film documents the redevelopment of Fulton Mall, a bustling African-American and Caribbean commercial district that - despite its status as the third most profitable shopping area in New York City - is maligned for its inability to appeal to the affluent residents who have come to live around it. As a hundred small businesses are replaced by high rise luxury housing and chain retail, Anderson uncovers the web of global corporations, politicians and secretive public-private partnerships that drive seemingly natural neighborhood change. The film's ultimate question is increasingly relevant on a global scale: who has a right to live in cities and determine their future?"--Publisher's website.

The National Security Constitution in a Time of Terror (DVD).

2007 Kastenmeier Lecture, held November 30, 2007, at the University of Wisconsin Law School.

CREDITS: Presented by Harold Hongju Koh, with special introduction by Russ Feingold and remarks by Tom Petri.

SUMMARY: Harold Koh, Dean of Yale Law School, spoke on the detrimental effects of the executive branch's effort over time to increase its national security power. He described how the impact of historical events, including Sept. 11, 2001, changed the tide of U.S. policy. He described the current administration as contributing to a shift toward a disregard of checks and balances, mainly with Supreme Court appointments, and called for a return to just policy under law. Introductory remarks were provided by Tom Petri, U.S. House of Representatives, and via a video message by Russ Feingold, U.S. Senate. Petri and Koh agreed that, above all, individual rights should be protected.

Natural Law and Human Nature (DVD). 720 min.

Issued in 2002.
Accompanying guides include biographical information, lecture notes and outlines, timelines, glossaries, and bibliographical references.
Great Courses no. 4453.

CAST: Lecturer Father Joseph Koterski.

CREDITS: Teaching Company; producer, Tamara Stonebarger; director, Tom Dunton.

SUMMARY: These lectures deal with both philosophical and historical considerations of the idea of a natural moral law and its basis in our common human nature.

disc 1: The philosophical approach -- The general nature of ethics -- Law, nature, natural law -- Principles of natural law theory -- Greek ideas of nature and justice -- Aristotle's clarification of 'nature' -- disc 2: Aristotle on justice and politics -- The Stoic idea of natural law -- Biblical views of nature and law -- Early Christians, nature and law -- Roman, canon and natural law -- The Thomistic synthesis -- disc 3: Late medieval and early modern views -- Hobbes and Locke -- Natural law and the founding fathers -- Can rights exist without natural law? -- The question of evolution -- disc 4: The paradox of cultural relativism -- The problem of God -- Current applications-jurisprudence -- Current applications-bioethics -- Current applications-social ethics -- The eternal return of natural law.

A Negotiation of a Business Transaction (VHS). 33 min.

Published: Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Media Marketing, 1987.
Produced in cooperation with the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

CREDITS: Series coordinator Gerald R. Williams.

A Negotiation of a Divorce Case (VHS). 54 min.

Published: Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University, 1978.
Produced in cooperation with the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

CREDITS: Directed by Roger S. Olson; series coordinator Gerald R. Williams.

SUMMARY: Two attorneys negotiate an initial settlement between their clients in a divorce case.

A Negotiation of a Personal Injury Case (VHS) . 30 min.

Published: Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University, 1978.
Produced in cooperation with the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

CREDITS: Series coordinator, Gerald R. Williams; special assistance by Roger G. Croft; instructional developer, David O. McKay Institute; directed by Roger S. Olson.

The New Delaware Takeover Statute (VHS) . 35 min.

Published: New York: Practising Law Institute, 1988.

CAST: Lawrence A. Hamermesh, Thomas J. Allingham, II.

A New Legal Architecture: Litigating Eyewitness Identification Cases in the 21st Century (DVD). 16 hr.

From 2008 Eyewitness Identification Seminar March 14-15, 2008, New York.
Special features: All written materials and the correlating PowerPoint presentation are included on separate accompanying CD-ROMs.

CAST: Faculty includes Barry Scheck, Marvin Schechter, Tim O'Toole, and many more.

SUMMARY: This seminar for trying an eyewitness ID case walks you through the entire process of defending mis-identification.

1. Program introduction & overview / Jennifer Thompson's story -- 2. Themes & theories -- 3. Developing the right facts: investigation and discovery -- 4. Memory source error -- 5. Suppression and more: moving past boilerplate motions -- 6. Reliability factors -- 7. Dealing with experts -- 8. Voir dire: educating the jury -- 9. More on voir dire -- 10. Opening statements: telling the eye ID story -- 11. Cross-examination: complainants and cops -- 12. Closing arguments -- 13. Jury instructions: giving guidance.

No Silence in This Court (VHS). 52 min.

French narration; in Gujarati with English subtitles.
Originally produced in 2000.

CREDITS: Director, Elisabeth Dubreuil; producer, Annick Lemonnier; director of photography, Philippe Thomas; editor, Bruno Esquirol; music, Leito dje dje.

SUMMARY: In the Indian state of Gujurat there operates an institution started by Harivallabh Pari?kh called Open Court. It is a court where anyone can take the floor and justice is dispensed regardless of caste. This film tells of the history of this court and its impact on the community.

No Way Out But One (DVD). 90 min.

CAST: Narrated by Barry Nolan.

CREDITS: Produced and directed by Garland Waller and Barry Nolan, written by Barry Nolan and Garland Waller.

SUMMARY: A documentary which presents the story of Holly Collins, who, in 1994, became an international fugitive when she grabbed her three children and went on the run. It all happened because a family court had ignored Holly's charges, the children's pleas, Holly's broken nose, Zackary's fractured skull, and other medical evidence of domestic violence. The family court gave full custody of Zackary and Jennifer to Holly's ex-husband. It was at that point that Holly came to believe she and the children had No Way Out But One. In what has become an incredible saga, Holly eventually fled the United States. For a while, she lived beneath the radar, hiding on Indian reservations, in Mexico and Guatemala. With three children and no passports, incredibly, she made it to Amsterdam where she blurted out a plea for asylum. The fact that she was fleeing domestic violence and would not be protected if she were returned to the US, seemed ridiculous at first. But Holly had come armed with legal and medical documents. At first, she and her children were treated as refugees, living in a refugee center with others fleeing violence from around the world. Living shoulder to shoulder with people learning to use indoor plumbing for the first time in their lives, Holly and her kids made the best of it. At least they were safe. Holly became the first US citizen to be granted asylum by the government of the Netherlands. She lived a quiet, low profile life for the next 14 years, until FBI agents came calling. Hoping to return Holly to the US to face kidnapping charges, they interviewed her now grown children. Jennifer and Zackary told the agents that far from being their kidnapper, their mother was their savior and their hero. Eventually, all charges against Holly were dropped, save one: contempt of court. In September of 2011, Holly and her children returned to the US.

The Nuke Tracker (VHS). 28 min.

Recorded by Wisconsin Public Television on March 20, 1990.

CAST: Interviewee Gary Milhollin

CREDITS: Producer/reporter Steve Jandacek.

SUMMARY: Professor Milhollin discusses his work investigating international traffic in nuclear arms.

Of Civil Wrongs & Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story (VHS). 60 min.

CREDITS: Written, directed and produced by Eric Paul Fournier; co-producers Dorka Keehn and Shirley Nakao; executive producers Eric Paul Fournier and Ken Korematsu; cinematography by Peter McCandless; edited by Jean Kawahura and Eric Paul Fournier; original musical score by Bond Bergland and Michael Becker.

SUMMARY: Fred Korematsu was probably never more American than when he resisted, and then challenged in court, the forced internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Korematsu lost his landmrk Supreme Court case in 1944, but never his indignation and resolve. This is the untold history of the 40-year legal fight to vindicate Korematsu -- one that finally turned a civil injustice into a civil rights victory.

On Moral Grounds: A Documentary about the Final Chapter of Holocaust Restitution (DVD). 1 hr. 14 min.

Released by June Day Productions in 2012.

CREDITS: Produced and directed by Robby Kushner; written by Robby Kushner, Josh Levine, and Jesse Baldwin; edited by Jesse Baldwin; director of photography, Brad Swonetz; music composed and performed by Ethan Schreiber.

SUMMARY: "This poignant documentary, shot on location in eastern Europe and in the courtrooms of the United States, brings to light the saga of Holocaust restitution and the stories of those who have sought justice for half a century. One man, Adolf Stern, takes us on an emotional journey that mirrors similar quests by thousands of other Holocaust survivors." --Container.

On Trial: The William Kennedy Smith Case (VHS). 50 min.

SUMMARY: A condensation of ABC's coverage of one of the most well-known court cases of the times -- the rape trial of William Kennedy Smith, a member of one of America's most prominent families. Includes Diane Sawyer's interview with the woman who brought the charges, Patricia Bowma

Operation Cooperation (VHS). 30 min.

Produced and managed by Institute for Justice; William Cunningham, Science Applications International Corporation; and Peter Ohlhausen, Ohlhausen Research, Inc.
Published: Washington, D.C.: ?b Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2001.

CAST: Video host: Kristina Rose.

CREDITS: Directed and edited by Corporate New Media Solutions, Science Applications International Corporation.

SUMMARY: A discussion of various cooperative endeavors between law enforcement agencies and private security organizations.

An Oral History of Clinical Legal Education. Part 1. Seeds of Change (DVD). 53 min.

CREDITS: Executive producer and narrator, J.P. "Sandy" Ogilvy; senior interviewer and video producer, Charles W. Hall.

SUMMARY: This volume uses archival material and oral history interviews of some of the pioneers of the modern clinical legal education movement to explore the history of clinical legal education in American law schools from the founding of the republic through the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Our Constitution: A Conversation (DVD). 30 min.

Created by The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands in partnership with the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.

SUMMARY: United States Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Stephen Breyer talk about the Constitution with high school students and discuss why we have and need a constitution, what federalism is, how implicit and explicit rights are defined and how separation of powers ensures that no one branch of government obtains too much power.

Introduction -- Teaching the Constitution -- Why have a constitution? -- Helping to solve problems -- The power of precedent -- Moral values/Decision-making -- Separation of powers -- Relevance today -- Federalism -- Individual liberty vs. security -- Most influential cases -- Court decision making -- Conclusion.

Out of the Ashes, 9/11 (DVD). 2 hrs.

Special features:
Disc 1: Family and attorney profiles, timeline, updates to stories, filmmakers' biographies.
Disc 2: Research, documents, and promotional materials for CLE and classroom use.
A "Films for Justice" production from Seattle University School of Law.

CAST: Narrated by Charles Ogletree.

CREDITS: Written, produced and directed by Marilyn Berger; co-director, Sarah Holt; associate producer, Judith Wacht; editor and graphic designer, Pamela Taylor Waldman.

SUMMARY: A documentary featuring seven 9/11 families: a firefighter's father whose son was one of 343 killed, the widow of Flight 93's co-pilot; an undocumented worker's family; a widow of a bond trader; a widow of an insurance agent who rejected the Fund and filed litigation; a same-sex partner; and the family of the first respiratory casualty from the toxic dust at Ground Zero.

Outlooks (VHS). 27 min.

CREDITS: Produced by Abby Ginzberg.

SUMMARY: Offers candid advice to lesbians and gay men considering law school, addressing such issues as coming out (or not) on law school applications, identifying law schools that are "gay friendly" and supportive, and the importance of mentors.

Paralegals: Enhancing Practice, Professionalism & Profitability (VHS). 21 min.

Published: Kansas City, MO: National Federation of Paralegal Associations, 2000.

CAST: Host, Suzanne K. Richards.

SUMMARY: This video explores what a paralegal is, how attorneys and their law practices benefit by utilizing paralegal services, qualifications of paralegals, and specific exmaples of the roles and responsibilities paralegals undertake in the practice of law.

A Passion for Justice (VHS). 46 min.

Published: Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington, Phi Delta Kappa, 1996.
Recording of the annual Ralph F. Fuchs lecture, delivered April 16, 1996.

SUMMARY: Morris Dees, a world-renowned lawyer, lectures on civil rights.

Perfecting Your Appeal: A Civil Case (VHS). 25 min.

Developed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit through its Ad Hoc Advocacy Committee.
Published: Los Angeles: VisionWorks Entertainment, 1995.

CAST: Introduced by Alfred T. Goodwin.

CREDITS: Executive producer, Julia Werner Simon; produced by VisionWorks Entertainment.

Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. ca. 16 hrs.

Title on case: Jessup final round 10-year collection 2000-2009.
Co-hosted by International Law Students Association (ILSA) and American Society of International Law (ASIL).

2000. University of Melbourne (Australia) v. Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (Venezuela) -- 2001. National University of Singapore (Singapore) v. Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (Venezuela) -- 2002. University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa) v. University of Western Australia (Australia) -- 2003. University of Melbourne (Australia) v. Mari State University (Russia) -- 2004. Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines) v. National University of Singapore (Singapore) -- 2005. University of Queensland (Australia) v. International Islamic University (Malaysia) -- 2006. Columbia University (USA) v. Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (Venezuela) -- 2007. University of Sydney (Australia) v. King's College London (United Kingdom) -- 2008. Case Western Reserve University (USA) v. University of New South Wales (Australia) -- 2009. Universidad de los Andes (Columbia) v. University College London (United Kingdom).

The Pinochet Case (VHS). 110 min.

In English and Spanish with English subtitles.

CAST: Narration, Michael Morris.

CREDITS: Editor, Claudio Martínez; photography and camera, Jacques Bouquin; advisors, Renate Sachse, Ernesto Ekaizer; editing collaboration, Suzana Rossberg.

SUMMARY: Investigates the legal case against Augusto Pinochet for crimes against humanity.

Pioneers in the Law: The First 150 Women (VHS). 24 min.

Published: Madison, Wis.: State Bar of Wisconsin, Pioneers in the Law Committee, 1998.

CAST: Narrated by Greta Van Susteren.

CREDITS: Produced locally by Meg Communications.

SUMMARY: Describes the hardships and recognizes the efforts of the first 150 women lawyers to get into the male dominated legal profession.

The Plea (DVD). 90 min.

Originally broadcast June 17, 2004 on the PBS Television series Frontline.

CREDITS: Writer, producer and director, Ofra Bikel; editor, Karen K.H. Sim; narrator, Will Lyman; camera, Mark Molesworth and Bob Perrin; music, Thomas Rutishauser.

SUMMARY: Examines the prevalence of plea bargaining in the American justice system, and the failures of justice that result when the practice is misused. Nearly 95 percent of all cases resulting in felony convictions never reach a jury, but instead are settled through plea bargains, in which a defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for a reduced sentence. Critics contend that the push to resolve cases through plea bargains jeopardizes the constitutional rights of defendants, who may be pressured to admit their guilt whether they are guilty or not.

Plea Bargaining : A Negotiation of a Criminal Case (VHS) . 28 min.

Published: Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Audio Visual Services, 1987.
Produced in conjunction with the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

CREDITS: Series coordinator Gerald R. Williams.

Points and Authorities: A Legal Career & Interviewing Guide for Minorities (VHS). 38 min.

Published: Chicago: American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area, 1985.

Poletown Lives! (VHS). 52 min.

Published: Detroit, MI: Information Factory, ?c 1983.
Accompanying print material in pamphlet box at end of Instructional Video Collection.

SUMMARY: Documents the controversy that resulted from the 1980 announcement of General Motors that it planned to build a factory in a residential neighborhood after evicting the people who lived there. Focuses on the political activities undertaken by residents in an unsuccessful attempt to force General Motors to abandon the plan.

The Police Tapes: A Video Documentary (VHS). 89 min.

Published: New York: Video Verité, 1977.

CREDITS: Produced, videotaped and edited by Alan Raymond, and Susan Raymond for WNET/13.

SUMMARY: A candid report of the life of the South Bronx's 44th Precinct and its officers' daily confrontation with crime.

Preparing for your Compulsory Medical Exam (VHS). 20 min.

Published: Madison, WI: State Bar of Wisconsin, 1989.

CREDITS: Producer, B.G. Abrams; writer and director, David Braga.

Preparing for Your Deposition (VHS). 20 min.

Published: Madison, Wis.: State Bar of Wisconsin, 1987.

CREDITS: Producer and director, B. Gary Abrams.

SUMMARY: Should be shown to every client prior to having their deposition taken. It will help to alleviate some stress and anxiety during the deposition process. The more they know the better they will perform.

Preparing Your Expert Witness (VHS). 45 min.

Published: Madison, Wis.: State Bar of Wisconsin, 1990.

CREDITS: Producer, Gary Abrams.

SUMMARY: Discusses questions on which to prepare an expert witness prior to deposition and trial.

Presenting Medical Evidence in an Adult Rape Trial (VHS). 110 min.

Companion to: Understanding sexual violence: prosecuting adult rape and sexual assault cases.

CREDITS: Produced by the National Judicial Education Program to Promote Equality for Women and Men in the Courts, a project of the NOW Legal Defense Fund. Funded by the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Violence Against Women Office.

SUMMARY: Explores the presentation of medical evidence in an adult victim rape trial.

Presumed Guilty : Tales of the Public Defenders. 118 min.

CREDITS: Pamela Yates and Peter Kinoy, producers; Pamela Yates, director; Tom Vaught, narrator; Peter Kinoy, editor; Paul Mailman, digital cinematography; Douglas J. Cuomo, original music.

SUMMARY: Follows several ongoing misdemeanor and felony cases being handled by the San Francisco Office of the Public Defender.

The Price of Harassment: A Law Firm on Trial (VHS). 45 min.

Published: New York: Courtroom Television Network, 1995.

CAST: Correspondent, Fred Graham.

CREDITS: Written and produced by Peter Carbonara.

SUMMARY: Chronicles the Weeks v. Baker & McKenzie case in which the defendant, a lawyer, was sued for sexual harrassment as was the law firm that employed him for not actively working to stop the harrassment.

Principles for Enhancing Legal Education (VHS). 30 min.

Produced at Gonzaga University School of Law's Institute for Law School Teaching.
Accompanying binder in general stacks at: KF/272/H46/2001.

CREDITS: Gernald Hess, Paula Lustbader, and Laurie Zimet.

ProCD v. Zeidenberg in Context (VHS) . 30 min.

Published: Madison, Wis : University of Wisconsin Law School, 2004.

SUMMARY: In ProCD Inc. v. Zeidenberg, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that shrinkwrap licensing agreements included with software products sold off the shelf are valid contracts under Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. In this videotape, University of Wisconsin Law School Professor Bill Whitford interviews the defendant, Matthew Zeidenberg, and his attorney, David Austin.

Professional Responsibility in Pretrial Litigation: The Morgantown Civic Center Collapse (VHS). 18 min.

Published: Chicago, Ill.: Commerce Clearing House, Inc. in cooperation with the Center on Professionalism of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1990.

CAST: William Wise, Anthony Scipio, Melissa McFarlane, Reba Mayo, Tom Crognale, F. Sean Perretta, Tom McLaughlin, Robert D'Agostino, Suzanne Dorf.

CREDITS: Written by Janet G. Perry; produced by Rhonda Fabian; directed by Rob Barron, Rhonda Fabian, and Edmund B. Spaeth, Jr.; camera and lighting, Mike Pearlman; editors, Rhonda Fabian, Jonathan M. Donley, Robert Rizzuto; videotape, Pete Hayes; sound, Ed Walters; consultant, Eleanor W. Myers.

Professionalism in the Law Office (VHS).

Issued by the State Bar of Wisconsin in 1988.

CREDITS: Produced and directed by B.G. Abrams.

SUMMARY: Discusses the special nature of working in a law office and dealing with clients, the importance of personal appearance, filing systems, staff relations and professional development.

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (DVD). 88 min.

Russian dialogue; English subtitles.
Bonus features: Exclusive interview with Katia; Sheffield Film Festival Q&A; Theatrical trailer.

CAST: Pussy Riot (Mariya Alyokhina, Ekaterina Samutsevich, and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova).

CREDITS: Produced and directed by Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin.

SUMMARY: With unparalleled exclusive access, the film tells the incredible story of three young women: Nadia, Masha, and Katia, members of the feminist art collective Pussy Riot, who performed a 40-second 'punk prayer' inside Russia's main cathedral. The performance led to their arrest on charges of religious hatred and culminated in a trial that has reverberated around the world and transformed the face of Russian society forever.