Even though there is an airport practically running through their backyard, the eccentric Kerrigan clan loves their humble home. But when the airfield needs room to expand, the government says that the Kerrigans have got to go. This hilarious family decides to stay and fight for their beloved "castle"...no matter how far the conflict goes!
Package includes 4 handbooks for student volunteers: Youth tribunal model; Adult judge model; Youth judge model; Peer jury model; booklet with title Guide for trainers of student volunteers; leaflet with title Youth volunteer training/education materials; and CD-ROM with title Training materials. VHS
Between 1825 and 1850 the Cherokees experienced much upheaval and social change. Ultimately the Cherokees would be removed from their ancestral homeland and would divide into the Ridge and Ross factions. As tensions built, the two parties were forced to move west. Experience the travail of this journey in The Cherokee Odyssey as the tribe loses one quarter of its people on the infamous Trail of Tears.
At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart both find themselves on Chicago's famed Murderess Row. They also share Billy Flynn, the town's slickest lawyer with a talent for turning notorious defendants into local legends.
Examines the Thomas confirmation hearings, the historic confrontation over the charges of sexual harassment made by Anita Hill, the racial issues involved, and the impact of the hearings on the African-American community. An episode of the program Frontline.
Mark Sway is an 11-year-old torn between what he knows and what he can never tell. A hitman will snuff him in half a heartbeat if Mark reveals what he learned about a Mob murder. An ambitious federal prosecutor will keep the pressure on until Mark tells all. Suddenly, Mark isn't a boy playing air guitar anymore. He's a pawn in a deadly game. And his only ally is a courageous but unseasoned attorney who risks her career for him ... but never imagines she'll also risk her life.
The cocaine trade of the '70s and '80s had an indelible impact on contemporary Miami. Smugglers and distributors forever changed the once sleepy retirement community and turned it into one of the world's most glamorous hot spots and the epicenter of a $20 billion annual business fed by Colombia's Medellin Cartel. By the early '80s, Miami's tripled homicide rate had made it the murder capital of the country.
Chicago, 1924. Two young men, one bossy and intimidating, the other sensitive and introverted, thought their superior intellect would enable them to pull off "The perfect crime." The result is a sensational case with defense attorney Jonathan Wilk putting capital punishment itself on trial.
This program shows how graphics can be used to enhance presentations and highlight the elements of a case. Covers the difference between scientific and demonstrative evidence, effective ways to use an expert witness in introducing computer generated evidence, and opposing demonstrative evidence. Visions of excellence ; v. 3. VHS
Professor Marshall C. Eakin presents twenty-four 30-minute lectures examining both the unity and diversity in the early history of the Americas. He discusses how Christopher Columbus's voyage to the Americas in 1492 created a collision between three distinct peoples and cultures, European, African, and Native-American, and gave birth to the distinct identity of the Americas today.
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.
A documentary which visits sites that were significant in the civil rights movement in the United States. Presents the information in an oral history format, with interviews with civil rights lawyers, movement veterans, and media historians.
This documentary, shot in one of the most remote corners of the Brazilian Amazon, graphically depicts the devastating impact of contact with the outside world on an isolated indigenous tribe, the Yanomami Indians, who are considered to be the last major Stone Age people in the Amazon.
Tells the story of Picher, a 100-year old town in northeastern Oklahoma that was heavily polluted by decades of lead & zinc mining. Despite toxic conditions and a moribund economy, many of Picher's residents refuse to leave, even after the area is officially declared a Superfund site in 1981.
"[T]ells the epic story of one of the largest and most controversial legal cases on the planet: the infamous $27 billion 'Amazon Chernobyl' lawsuit pitting 30,000 rainforest dwellers in Ecuador against the U.S. oil giant Chevron." -- Container.
"During his extraordinary life, Cruz Reynoso has been one of those rare individuals who are not only shaped by history-they make history. Sowing the Seeds of Justice paints a portrait of Cruz Reynoso, a man who felt the sting of injustice as a child and later, as a lawyer, judge and teacher, fought for over five decades to eradicate discrimination and inequality for all. "
Teaches essential customer service skills that win customer loyalty. Motivates customer service employees to serve as information resources for their organizations. Viewers learn both how to provide extraordinary service and how to identify and communicate essential information about customers.