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A. Lincoln : Attorney at Law (DVD)
28 min.
- Instructional Video
Originally produced by Callan Films in 2006.
Bonus feature: The Last Stop Statue.
Summary:
Using archival materials and the insights of Lincoln scholars, this film focuses on Abraham Lincoln's legal career, the critical period in his life that determined how he would govern.
The Last Stop Statue tells the story of the sculpture of Abraham Lincoln, created by John McClary, that was commissioned by Monte Siegrist as a gift to the citizens of Christian County, Illinois.
Credits:
Written, photographed, edited and composed by Craig Lindvahl.
The Abortion Pill (VHS)
56 min.
- Instructional Video
Produced by Cine Qua Non, Inc and WHYY, Philadelphia.
Summary:
After years of controversy, RU486, also known as Mifepristone, a pill that can end a pregnancy without surgery, is coming to America. This 1997 program shows the controversy surrounding RU486 and shows how a potent mix of business, politics and ethics kept this drug out of United States for nearly a decade. Dr. Etienne Emile Baulieu, its French discoverer, explains how RU486, taken in the first or second month of pregnancy, prevents the development of the fetus; another drug, taken 48 hours later, brings on a miscarriage.
Credits:
Produced and directed by Marion Lipschutz and Rose Rosenblatt; written by Larry Loonin and Eric Nadler; music composed by Quentin Chiappetta.
About the United Nations (VHS)
2 hrs. 4 min.
- Instructional Video
Produced by the United Nations, 1989-1992.
Summary:
"About the United Nations" is a series of VHS videos providing insight into the issues facing the United Nations today. It includes videos on: Human Rights, Environment and Development, Palestine, Literacy, Africa Recovery, Peacekeeping, and Decolonization.
Abraham Lincoln, A Lawyer for the Ages (DVD)
- Instructional Video
22nd Thomas E. Fairchild lecture, delivered at the University of Wisconsin Law School, May 7, 2010.
Summary:
John Skilton discusses Abraham Lincoln's law practice and how it affected his thinking, rhetoric and leadership style.
Accounting for Lawyers (VHS)
- Instructional Video
Set of 3 VHS videotapes of a satellite continuing legal education program presented November 15, 1988.
Credits:
Sponsored by Practising Law Institute and Continuing Legal Education Satellite Network.
After the Crash (VHS)
60 min.
- Instructional Video
Episode of the television program Frontline.
Summary:
Trial resulting from the Pan American Airlines Incident, July 9, 1982.
After the Storm (DVD)
36 min., 30 sec.
- Instructional Video
Summary:
It was one of the most violent chapters in Wisconsin history. During the 1980s and early 1990s thousands of angry citizens descended upon northern boat landings to protest Ojibwe Indian treaty rights, specifically spearfishing for walleye pike - a fish prized by rod and reel fishermen. Economic, environmental, and cultural factors combined to create a "Perfect Storm" of misunderstanding.
Credits:
UW-Madison, Dept. Life Sciences Comm. ; produced by Prof. Patty Loew & Advanced Video Students.
ALI Audiovisual History Project (VHS)
6 hrs.
- Instructional Video
Produced by the American Law Institute.
Interviews recorded in Washington, D.C.and New York City, 1989-1990.
American Gypsy: A Stranger in Everybody's Land (DVD)
80 min.
- Instructional Video
Originally released in 1999.
Best Documentary Grand Prize: San Francisco International Film Festival; Best Documentary: Atlanta International Film Festival; First Time Director: London OOTD.
Summary:
America is home to one million Gypsies, or Rom, whose rich culture has long been mysterious to outsiders. Jimmy Marks, a flamboyant Romani leader who lives in Spokane, Washington, invites the viewer into this closed world. He leads us through the history of his people through civil rights courts, Las Vegas casinos and beyond.
Credits:
Written, produced and directed by Jasmine Dellal; edited by Joseph De Francesco and Jasmine Dellal; camera, Michele Zaccheo.
Anatomy of a Civil Trial: 1989 First Annual Institute of Trial Practice (VHS)
- Instructional Video
Published: Milwaukee, Wis.: American Board of Trial Advocates, Wisconsin Chapter, 1989.
Contents:
Tape 1. Motions in limine / Alan E. Gesler ; Voir dire / Paul H. Grimstad
Tape 2. Defendant's liability summary and direct examination of defendant's reconstruction expert / Daniel R. Riordan ; Cross examination of defendant's reconstruction expert / Ted M. Warshafsky
Tape 3. Plaintiff's damages summary and direct examination of plaintiff's orthopod / Kenan J. Kersten ; Cross examination of plaintiff's orthopod / Eugene O. Gehl
Tape 4. Plaintiff's closing argument / Robert L. Habush ; Defendant's closing argument / James P. O'Neill

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