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Civil Rights Act of 1964: Hopes and Promises AND Bob Kastenmeier and 1960s Civil Rights Legislation: Leadership through Commitment and Foresight (DVD & VHS)
1 hr. 40 min.
- Instructional Video
2004 Kastenmeier lecture, held October 29, 2004, at the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Credits:
Roger Wilkins and Frank Tuerkheimer, speakers.
Civil Rights in the Digital Age (DVD)
- Instructional Video
Wisconsin journal of law, gender & society 2015 symposium held on March 20, 2015 at the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Summary:
The symposium addressed the current state of online sexual harassment/assault and what has and can be done to protect those who are victimized.
Clarence Thomas TV Ads (VHS)
- Instructional Video
Published: Madison, WI: WKOW-TV, 1993.
CLEPR, Its History and Its Legacy (DVD)
23 min.
- Instructional Video
Summary:
A short film commemorating the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Council on Legal Education for Professional Responsibility.
Credits:
Executive producer, writer and narrator: J.P. "Sandy" Ogilvy; edited by Teresa Stubs.
Common Law, Common Values, Common Rights: A Conversation between British and American Lawyers and Judges about Common Law Principles in the 21st Century (VHS)
85 min.
- Instructional Video
PUBLISHER: American Bar Association, 2000.
Summary:
A panel discussion by British and American judges and lawyers on the future of common law.
Credits:
Moderator, Arthur Miller.
Commonwealth v. Lopinson (VHS)
19 min.
- Instructional Video
Based upon Pennsylvania v. Lopinson, tried in the Court of Oyer and Terminer for the County of Philadelphia, July Session, 1964; judgment affirmed, 427 Pa. 284 (1967).
Evidence film series of Harvard Law School's Evidence Film Project.
Summary:
Richard Sprague, then Chief Prosecuting Attorney in Philadelphia, and defense attorney Charles Peruto recreate part of the trial of a hired killer. The film explores the balance between probative value and prejudicial effect.
Computers, Freedom, & Privacy (VHS)
- Instructional Video
Recorded proceedings of the Conference on Computers, Freedom & Privacy held March, 1996 at MIT, sponsored by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and World Wide Web Consortium.
Summary:
Communications Decency Act of 1996 (102 min.) -- Copyright and Freedom of Expression on the Internet (108 min.) -- Limiting Online Speech on Campus (90 min.)
Conflicts of Interest in Corporate Transactions: The Leveraged Buyout of the Harris Chemical Company (VHS)
24 min.
- Instructional Video
The names and events depicted in this video are entirely fictional.
Summary:
Highlights ethical dilemnas encountered by lawyers engaged in business transactions. The case study is presented by a videotaped dramatization interspersed with leader and audience discussion of the ethical issues as they arise.
Credits:
Written by Janet Perry; directed and produced by Rhonda Fabian-Rizzuto; executive producer, Caroline M. Simon; camera and lighting, Morris L. Cooperman; concept development, Sheldon Raab and Robert Mundheim.
The Conspirator (DVD and Blu-ray)
2 hr. 2 min.
- Instructional Video
Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
Special features: Disc 1: Audio commentary with director Robert Redford. Disc 2: The Conspirator: The Plot to Kill Lincoln (67 minute documentary), The Making of 'The Conspirator,' TV spots, Photo gallery, 'Witness history' featurettes.
Summary:
In the wake of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, seven men and one woman are arrested and charged with conspiring to kill the President and others. Against the ominous backdrop of post-Civil War Washington, war hero Frederick Aiken (James McAvoy) reluctantly agrees to defend the lone woman charged, Mary Surratt (Robin Wright), before a military tribunal. As the nation turns against her, Surratt is forced to rely on Aiken to uncover the truth and save her life.
Credits:
Produced by Robert Redford (and others); story by James Solomon and Gregory Bernstein; written by James Solomon; directed by Robert Redford; Director of photography, Newton Thomas Sigel; editor, Craig McKay; costume designer, Louise Frogley; music, Mark Isham.
Constitutional Conversation (DVD)
57 min.
- Instructional Video
Recorded Apr. 21, 2005 at the National Archives' McGowan Theater, Washington, D.C.
Summary:
Moderated by Tim Russert, justices talk about the role and operation of the Supreme Court, the state of civics knowledge and education, and the evolution of democratic institutions and principles during periods of societal change. They also discuss constitutional interpretation, judicial precedents, federalism, and various issues before the court.
Credits:
C-SPAN program organizers: Aspen Institute, National Archives, and National Constitution Center.

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