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FBI Critical Incident, Series 1,  Episode 1, Louisiana Prison Riots
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directed by Gordon Forbes, III, fl. 2001; produced by Pacific Coast Video, in FBI Critical Incident, Series 1, Episode 1 (London, England: TVF International, 2001), 1 hour 38 mins
Monday, December 13th is another typical day in St. Martinsville, a small town in southern Louisiana. Near the center of town is the St. Martinsville Parish Correctional Center, where 166 prisoners are confined for crimes ranging from murder to petty theft. Included in this group are over two dozen federal prisone...
directed by Gordon Forbes, III, fl. 2001; produced by Pacific Coast Video, in FBI Critical Incident, Series 1, Episode 1 (London, England: TVF International, 2001), 1 hour 38 mins
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The Chair
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produced by Robert Drew, 1924-2014, Drew Associates and Time-Life Films, New York, NY (Sharon, CT: Drew Associates, 1962), 1 hour 18 mins
The fight by Louis Nizer to save Paul Crump from the electric chair.
produced by Robert Drew, 1924-2014, Drew Associates and Time-Life Films, New York, NY (Sharon, CT: Drew Associates, 1962), 1 hour 18 mins
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Laredo and the Law
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directed by F. Ryden; produced by Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 5 mins
For over five years, 22-year-old Miguel Martinez has been languishing on death row in Huntsville, Texas, convicted of murdering businessman James Smiley and two young boys in Smiley’s home. Intent on robbery, Martinez and two friends broke into what they thought would be an empty house. Martinez denied that he w...
directed by F. Ryden; produced by Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 5 mins
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Life Sentence
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directed by Lisa Gray; produced by Lisa Gray (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 32 mins
Recent statistics indicate that one in 100 Americans are incarcerated. This shocking figure impels us to look closely at our penal system. Tough sentencing rules and release policies have become the norm in the federal system, which is extremely punitive. Life Sentence lets us hear from six formerly incarcerated m...
directed by Lisa Gray; produced by Lisa Gray (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 32 mins
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Surviving Incarceration: Inside Canadian Prisons
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written by Rose Ricciardelli (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014), 258 page(s)
Is prison a humane form of punishment and an effective means of rehabilitation? Are current prison policies, such as shifting resources away from rehabilitation toward housing more offenders, improving the safety and lives of incarcerated populations?Considering that many Canadians have served time, are currently...
written by Rose Ricciardelli (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014), 258 page(s)
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