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Introducing TJ: Therapeutic Jurisprudence (VHS)
27 min.
- Instructional Video
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.
Credits:
Producer/director, Mary Providence Magill; executive producer, Robert Magill.
Introduction to Legal Research (VHS)
10 min.
- Instructional Video
Published: St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Company, 1989.
Summary:
How to use the West CD-ROM library.
Introduction to Shepardizing (VHS)
22 min.
- Instructional Video
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)
- Instructional Video
2005 Kastenmeier lecture, presented in conjunction with the Wisconsin Union Directorate, and held November 14, 2005, at the University of Wisconsin Memorial Union.
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.
Credits:
Introduction by Robert Kastenmeier. Speech by George McGovern.
ISO/RTO Governance and ADR Issues and Models (DVD)
124 min.
- Instructional Video
Recorded October 22, 2014, 1:30-3:00 pm in Washington, D.C. at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Summary:
This panel will address the different governance and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) models of PJM, MISO, the NYISO and SPP and their regulatory and stakeholder processes.
I stand by the accused (DVD)
29 min.
- Instructional Video
Summary:
Criminal defense lawyers and others discuss the role of the criminal defender.
Credits:
Written and produced by Larry Dublin.
Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company (DVD)
23 min.
- Instructional Video
"Video resources on the Constitution 2010"
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.
Credits:
Written, produced and narrated by Robe Imbriano; Photography by Edward Marritz; music by Ben Decter and Gavin Allen.
Justice and the Generals (VHS)
85 min.
- Instructional Video
Originally broadcast on PBS February 21, 2002.
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.
Credits:
Written, produced, directed, and narrated by Gail Pellett.
Kelo v. City of New London: 545 U.S. 469 (2005) (DVD)
43 min.
- Instructional Video
Distinctive Aspects of American Law Video Project, Duke University School of Law.
Includes both full and short versions.
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.
Credits:
Produced by Thomas Metzloff, Sarah Wood, and Todd Shoemaker narrated by Melinda Penkava.
Key Constitutional Concepts (DVD)
60 min.
- Instructional Video
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.
Contents:
Part 1: Creating a constitution -- Part 2: One man changes the constitution, Gideon v. Wainwright -- Part 3: Checks and balances, Youngstown v. Sawyer.

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