In this teleconference speakers and panelists discuss the USA PATRIOT Act and its impact on the privacy of library users. They identify steps that institutions must take to comply with search warrants, subpoenas, and wire tap requests from law enforcement. They also address the key legal issues and policy implications for libraries in light of legislative and regulatory proposals that impact privacy and First Amendment rights of library patrons. VHS
Details the historical events that have given rise to the Arab-dominated Darfur government's willingness to kill and displace its own indigenous African people, and examines the international community's failure to respond to such profound crimes against humanity in the past. Offers unparalleled access to a contingent of African Union peacekeeping forces.
" ... explores how modern police interrogation tactics (including lies, threats and false evidence) place extraordinary pressures on suspects, and can encourage an innocent person to confess falsely."--Cover.
Collection of all 46 Schoolhouse rock! songs on the topics of science, multiplication, money, American history and English grammar. Plus, the new song "I'm gonna send your vote to college" about the American electoral college. Educational shorts originally produced for television from 1972 to 1996 and broadcast on the ABC network.
"In March 1931, two white women stepped from a boxcar in Paint Rock, Alabama to make a shocking accusation: they had been raped by nine black teenagers on the train. So began one of the most significant legal fights of the twentieth century. The trials of the nine young men would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War, yield two momentous Supreme Court decisions and give birth to the civil rights movement."--Container.
Carl T. Rowan, Thurgood Marshall and the people involved look at three cases (Lockett v. Ohio, Roe v. Wade and Sipuel v. University of Oklahoma) with respect to three individuals' pursuit of liberty by using the Constitution to their advantage. VHS
"Chauncey and Dorothy Neboyia, grandparents to an extended family of two generations ... maintain their existence by farming, weaving, and tending sheep in a traditional hogan without water or electricity, while children live in tract homes and their grandchildren attend modern public schools"--Container. VHS
This program addresses two key legal concerns: the examination of sexual harassment in the workplace, and the advantages available to United States government attorneys when engaged in litigation with private parties. Covers quid pro quo, discovery involving government documents, and the ethics of government privilege. Visions of excellence ; v. 11. VHS
The true story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine, Sophie Scholl, the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. The last six days of Sophie Scholl's life is dramatized, from arrest to interrogation, trial, and sentence in 1943 Munich. Unwavering in her convictions and loyalty to her comrades, her cross-examination by the Gestapo quickly escalates into a searing test of wills as Scholl delivers a passionate call to freedom and personal responsibility that is both haunting and timeless.
"Few judges provoke the ire of conservatives more than Thelton Henderson, Senior Judge of the Federal District Court of Northern California. His career in many ways parallels the larger historic arc of the Civil Rights movement and the changing vision of government -- from Jim Crow laws to Civil Rights victories and back again with recent attacks on affirmative action. Similarly reflected are the changes and conflicts in judicial philosophy during those 40 years. Henderson's decisions on affirmative action, environmental protection and prison reform --and the furors that surrounded them --serve as a prism on these changes and what they mean for American society"--California Newsreel website.
The eight episodes of The staircase turn on the question of whether the death of Kathleen Peterson was accidental or whether she was murdered by her husband, author Michael Peterson, presenting behind-the-scenes access to Peterson, his family and friends, investigators, the defense team, and the prosecution as events unfold and each party attempts to come to terms with this bizarre mystery.
Steve Hardin, a young judge, must grapple with his own conscience as vicious criminals in his court are going free as a result of loopholes in the law. Meeting behing closed doors is the Star Chamber, a small group of powerful men bent on vigilante justice, who decree their own punishment for the guilty.
Rebel spy Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces of the galactic Empire in their effort to stop the Rebellion. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Ben Kenobi, and two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the galaxy.
A documentary that for the first time records Native American ceremonies, including an emotional Kiowa wedding ceremony and the initiation of a young brave into an ancient warrior society. Winner of the Western Heritage Wrangler Award. VHS
"... resource for attorneys who need to prepare witnesses for hearings, depositions or trials. This program focuses on witness preparation from the perspective of 10 well-known and respected trial consultants."--Back of container.
Continuing legal education program intended to provide litigation skills and professional development training specifically for the woman litigator. Four panels of experienced lawyers demonstrate and discuss effective strategies and techniques for depositions, motion practice, jury trials and rainmaking. Women advocates explain common mistakes female litigators make in depositions and discuss strategies behind dispositive motions and discovery motions and how to prepare for oral argument.
"Sun Come Up follows the relocation of some of the Carteret Islanders, a peaceful community living on a remote island chain in the South Pacific Ocean, and now, some of the world's first environmental refugees. When rising seas threaten their survival, the islanders face a painful decision: they must leave their beloved land in search of a new place to call home. The film follows a group of young Carteret Islanders as they search for land in Bougainville, an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea 50 miles across the open ocean. The move will not be easy as Bougainville is recovering from a 10-year civil war"--Producers.
In this documentary, you hear directly from 11 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.