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State of Fear (DVD)
94 min.
- Instructional Video
Narrated in English with English subtitles for Spanish and Quechuan dialogues.
Special features include: Filmakers' commentary, interview with International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) experts, New York premiere Q&A, Verz Lentz slide show, trailer.
Summary:
The Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission's official report chronicles the atrocities of both sides during the twenty year war between Abimael Guzman's revolutionary "Shining path" Indian guerrilla movement and the establishment governments. The Commission presents an alternate lens through which citizens of Peru can evaluate the inequalities their Indian people sought to address and the inevitable ravages modern terrorism brings to everyone.
Credits:
A film by Paco de Onis, Peter Kinoy, and Pamela Yates; produced by Paco de Onis; directed by Pamela Yates; edited by Peter Kinoy ; cinematographer, Juan Duran; original music, Tito La Rosa and Tavo Castillo.
Statistical Methods: The View from Square One (VHS)
about 4 hrs.
- Instructional Video
Summary:
Prof. Kritzer discusses the meaning of concepts and procedures like "statistical inference," "statistical significance," and "regression."
Stenberg v. Carhart: 530 U.S. 914 (2000) (DVD)
30 min.
- Instructional Video
Voices of American law series.
Summary:
In 1997, the Nebraska Legislature voted to ban a procedure known as partial-birth abortion. Although the ban's supporters argued that it only affected certain late term abortion, abortion provider Dr. LeRoy Carhart feared it would affect other common abortion procedures. He sued the state, arguing that the ban placed an unconstitutional burden on a woman's right to an abortion. The case eventually went to the Supreme Court and became the focus of the ongoing political and cultural battle over abortion rights. The documentary includes interviews with Dr. Carhart and his attorney Priscilla Smith, Nebraska Attorney General Don Stenberg and Deputy Attorney General Steven Grasz, Nebraska Right to Life Director Julie Schmit-Albin, ACLU Director Timothy Butz, state Senator Ernie Chambers, and Judge Richard Kopf.
Contents:
Case video (19:05 min.) -- Party narratives (9:48 min.) -- Trailer (1:20 min.)
Credits:
Produced by Thomas Metzloff.
Stonewall Uprising (DVD)
1 hr. 23 min.
- Instructional Video
Based on "Stonewall: The Riots That Sparked the Gay Revolution," by David Carter.
Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program The American Experience.
Summary:
Explores the dramatic event that launched a worldwide rights movement. When police raided a Mafia-run gay bar in Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. As the streets of New York erupted into violent protests and street demonstrations, the collective anger announced that the gay rights movement had arrived.
Credits:
Produced and directed by Kate Davis and David Heilbroner; written by David Heilbroner; edited by Kate Davis; filmed by Buddy Squires; music composed by Gary Lionelli.
Strategic Witness Preparation: Proven Strategies and Techniques
2 hr. 15 min.
- Instructional Video
Produced by the American Bar Association.
Summary:
This program focuses on witness preparation from the perspectives of ten well-known trial consultants.
Contents:
Program overview -- Introduction of consultants -- The 1st critical steps -- Attorney to attorney -- Listen, think, then answer -- 10 false assumptions -- 5 elements of credibility -- The 10 C's of credible testimony -- Challenging witnesses -- Final points -- Discoverability -- ASTC, ethics, contributions.
Stress Management for Lawyers (VHS)
30 min.
- Instructional Video
Issued by the State Bar of Wisconsin in 1990.
Summary:
This video presentation is an overview of the positive and negative aspects of stress and is aimed at showing lawyers how to manage the negative stress effects encountered in their profession.
Credits:
Produced by Gary Abrams.
The Supreme Court ( 4 DVDs)
240 min.
- Instructional Video
As seen on Public Television.
Summary:
"The series charts the court's unique evolution, using archival footage and innovative graphic techniques to help audiences grasp complex legal concepts. Interviews with some of the greatest legal minds in the country as well as exclusive access to the court, help personalize the justices while providing context to key decisions and hot-button issues of the day."
Contents:
v. 1. One nation under law -- v. 2. A new kind of justice -- v. 3. A nation of liberties -- v. 4. The Rehnquist revolution.
Credits:
Series producer, Mark Zwonitzer; director, Thomas Lennon; writers, Mark Zwonitzer and Richard Ben Cramer; executive producer, Jody Sheff; executive in charge, William R. Grant.
The Supreme Court: Home to America's Highest Court (DVD)
85 min.
- Instructional Video
Summary:
In this documentary, you hear directly from all eleven current and retired Supreme Court Justices about the role of the Court, its traditions, and history. Tour the building and see the grand public spaces of this historic building, including the Great Hall and Supreme Court Chamber, and spaces only accessible to the Justices and their staff, such as the Robing Room and the John Marshall dining Room.
Credits:
A C-SPAN original production.
Swedenburg v. Kelly: 544 U.S. 460 (2005) (DVD)
31 min.
- Instructional Video
Distinctive Aspects of American Law Project, Duke University School of Law.
Summary:
Issue: Whether state laws banning the shipping of wine to consumers violate the Commerce Clause. The story is told by Swedenburg, her attorneys Bolick and Scott Simpson, Juanita Duggan and Craig Wolf of the Wine and Sprits Wholesalers of America, and wholesalers' attorney Randy Mastro.
Credits:
Narrated by Melinda Penkava.
Teach to the Whole Class: Barriers and Pathways to Learning (VHS)
34 min.
- Instructional Video
Produced at Gonzaga University School of Law's Institute for Law School Teaching.
Accompanying binder in general stacks at: KF/264/T43/1997.
Summary:
Law school students discuss classroom experiences that interfered with their ability to learn and experiences that enhanced their learning. Barriers to learning presents teachers lack of sensitivity toward students and pathways to learning reinforces positive teaching methods.
Credits:
Developed by Paula Lustbader, Laurie Zimet,and Gerry Hess.

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