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Contemporary Legal Issues, A Cold Case
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directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2005), 29 mins
A panel discussion about the background and history of the investigation; the victims; describes the circumstances relating to the murders, time, and place; describes who Federico Gonzalez was; the process that lead to the arrest of the defendant; the trial and description of the challenges of prosecuting a 20 yea...
directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2005), 29 mins
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Contemporary Legal Issues, Intellectual Property: Copyright And All That Jazz
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directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2005), 29 mins
The panel guests cover the background and history of copyright law, the various rights and limitations relevant to copyrighted materials; a video clip of students discussing downloading music with a Contemporary Legal Issues producer; a typical college student thoughts about downloading music; what precipitated th...
directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2005), 29 mins
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Contemporary Legal Issues, 1st Amendment Jurisprudence & the Media
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directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2005), 29 mins
A panel covers the rules for cameras in the courtroom in the aftermath of the O.J. and Westerfield trials; the role of the newspaper reporter and how it is different from the eye of the camera; the impact on the criminal justice system after so many high profile trials, competing interests and issues; balancing th...
directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2005), 29 mins
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Contemporary Legal Issues, Capital Punishment, An Evolving Standard
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directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2005), 29 mins
The focus is on the Supreme Courts decision to end capital punishment for juvenile offenders. In a 5 to 4 ruling the high court declared that it was unconstitutional to execute minors, concluding that the death penalty for minors is 'cruel and unusual punishment'. A distinguished panel will help you understand the...
directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2005), 29 mins
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Contemporary Legal Issues, Mandatory Employment Arbitration Agreements
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directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2005), 28 mins
A panel discusses the background and history of Arbitration in employment law; specifically Federal Arbitration Act 1925 and California Arbitration Statute (1927, 1961); how Arbitration works: the advantages and disadvantages - time, cost, privacy, no jury trial, limited discovery and appeals; how an Arbitrator is...
directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2005), 28 mins
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Contemporary Legal Issues, The Right To Counsel
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directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2005), 29 mins
Guests are the Hon. Victor Ramirez, who just recently retired from the Superior Court, Richard Layon, a criminal defense attorney, and past president of the North County Bar Association, and Steven Carroll, the Public Defender for San Diego County. The distinguished panel will help with understanding what the 6th...
directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2005), 29 mins
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Contemporary Legal Issues, The USA Patriot Act
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directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2005), 30 mins
A panel describes the background, major provisions, and the significance to the average American of the USA Patriot Act. Discussion the act being a dangerous over-stepping by the government, or a necessary reaction to fight the war on terrorism takes place; and the impact on the 'war' against terrorism, and does t...
directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2005), 30 mins
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Contemporary Legal Issues, Legal Education: A Dean’s Perspective
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directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2006), 29 mins
Dean Steven Smith joins the discussion on the history of legal education and the role of the American Bar Association as a leader in this area. The status of legal education in the United States and the training behind today's attorneys is discussed. Mr. Smith describes the California Western School of Law, specif...
directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2006), 29 mins
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Contemporary Legal Issues, Mental Health And The Law
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directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2006), 29 mins
Guest Charles Sevilla, Attorney-at-Law, discusses mental health and the criminal justice system; specifically the 1984 Insanity Defense Reform Act, 18 U.S.C. 17, the prison system's involvement, legal tests for criminal responsibility (M'Naughten rule 8 Eng. Rep. 718 (1843), and the difference between people who a...
directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017, Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2006), 29 mins
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Contemporary Legal Issues, Privacy Rights And The Law
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directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2006), 29 mins
Attorney Robert Levin discusses privacy rights within the workplace, and how employers are monitoring their employees; email, phone conversations, and video surveillance. The Hewlett-Packard privacy scandal is brought up, as the lawsuit against the company was settled the same day Contemporary Legal Issues was tap...
directed by Bill Wisneski, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Palomar Community College, in Contemporary Legal Issues (San Marcos, CA: Palomar Community College, 2006), 29 mins
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