Faithkeeper Oren Lyons, a chief of the Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Nation, discusses ancient Native American prophecies of the ecological disasters now faced by society. Lyons speaks of respect for nature, of the spiritual basis of law, the importance of participating in community, and of our responsibility to future generations.
First film traces the development of Federal Indian law using real life examples. Shows how members can get the law to work for their tribe. Second film shows how effective tribal governments operate and what tribal members should expect from their government. Both films were shot at the Gila River Reservation in Arizona. VHS.
Cruise stars as a brash Navy lawyer who's teamed with a gung-ho litigator in a politically-explosive murder case. Charged with defending two Marines accused of killing a fellow soldier, they are confronted with complex issues of loyalty and honor - including its most sacred code and its most formidable warrior.
In a symposium sponsored by the Close Up Foundation, panelists talk about the First Amendment and the role of religion in American life. Among the issues addressed are the challenges to the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance, the Supreme Court case Elk Grove United School District v. Newdow, and the history of religion in American government and public life.
"In this video, a teenage actor narrates the story of the long struggle to pass laws to protect young workers like herself. Reformers used the democratic process --taking direct action, informing the public, and lobbying for legislative action --to correct the abuses of child labor. Lewis Hine spent years photographing children working in mines, in factories, and on farms. These haunting images of children at work helped to arouse public support that resulted in the passage of legislation"--Container.
"A panel featuring former Nuremberg prosecutors and the leading experts on the International Criminal Court ... April 2, 2004 ... 2004 spring conference, International Law Students Association"--Flyer.