THE CNN TODAY CRIMINAL JUSTICE VIDEO SERIES
Exclusively from Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, the CNN Today Video Series offers compelling videos that feature current news footage from the Cable News Network's comprehensive archives. The offerings for Introduction to Criminal Justice, Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, and Corrections are updated annually. Each of these video tapes provides a varied collection of two-to-ten minute clips on such hot topics as police brutality, terrorism, high-tech crime fighting tools, registering sex offenders, juveniles behind bars, elderly inmates, and much more. Available to qualified adopters, these videotapes are great lecture launchers as well as classroom discussion pieces.
America's New War: CNN Looks at Terrorism
Includes: 1993 WTC bombing, Al-Qaeda, intelligence efforts, homeland defense, biological weapons, patriotism, the Arab-American response, the American psyche, and many more.
Introduction to Criminal Justice volumes
Criminal Justice in the News, Volume 1 includes:
High-tech policing, registering sex offenders, juveniles behind bars, and more.
Criminal Justice in the News, Volume 2 includes:
"Three Strikes" Bill, the insanity defense, house arrest, and many more.
Introduction to Criminal Justice, Volume 3 includes:
Miranda rights, cyber attacks, death penalty errors, parole housing, and more.
Introduction to Criminal Justice, Volume 4 includes:
Computer hackers, racial profiling, police use of force, Project Innocence, executing the mentally ill, and much more.
Introduction to Criminal Justice, Volume 5 includes:
Assisted suicide, most wanted terrorists, crime on the internet, and many more.
Criminology, Volume 1 includes:
Crime in schools, gay violence, and more.
Criminology, Volume 2 includes:
Declining murder rates, white collar crime, cocaine/crack sentencing, and much more.
Criminology, Volume 3 includes:
Columbine shooting, the murder of Matthew Shepard, shoplifing, and many more.
Criminology, Volume 4 includes:
Domestic abuse, urban renovation, restorative justice, medicinal marijuana, and more.
Criminology, Volume 5 includes:
Maunchausen by Proxy syndrome, murderabilia, organized crime, and many more.
Criminology, Volume 6 includes:
Enron, pedophile priests, serial killers, child prostitution, execution moratorium, and more.
Juvenile Delinquency volumes
Juvenile Delinquency, Volume 1 includes:
Juvenile rehabilitation, parental responsibilities, girl gangs, why kids go bad, and many more.
Juvenile Delinquency, Volume 2 includes:
Crimes committed by girls, school bullies, the inequality of juvenile justice, boot camps, and much more.
Juvenile Delinquency, Volume 3 includes:
Youth court, the Nathaniel Brazill verdict, the future of boot camps, and many more.
Juvenile Delinquency, Volume 4 - coming soon!
Corrections, Volume 1 includes;
High-tech prisons, women behind bars, juveniles in jail, the death penalty, and more.
Corrections, Volume 2 includes:
Supermax, prison industries, aging inmates and medical care, Project RIO, pardons, and many more.
Corrections, Volume 3 - coming soon!
COURT TV VIDEOS:
In a few short years the cable television station, Court TV has changed how Americans view their legal system. Cameras in the courtroom have exposed citizens to the tension, as well as the tedium, of trials. The cable network Court TV takes us inside courtrooms to watch actual trials in progress.
Wadsworth currently offers sixteen different Court TV videos. The following one-hour-long court cases bring the topics alive to students, who are increasingly accustomed to visual learning:
CABEY v. GOETZ - Vigilante Justice: The Civil Trial of Bernhard Goetz
CALIFORNIA v. POWELL, et al.: What the Jury Saw
FLORIDA v. CAMPBELL: Driving While Black
FLORIDA v. MILLER: Deadly Crossroads
FLORIDA v. SMITH - Accused of Rape: The Trial of William Kennedy Smith
FLORIDA v. WUORNOS: Trial of America's First Female Serial Killer
THE GREATEST TRIALS OF ALL TIME: Sam Sheppard
THE GREATEST TRIALS OF ALL TIME: The Scottsboro Boys
KARLA FAYE TUCKER: A Question of Mercy
MASSACHUSETTS v. WOODWARD
MICHIGAN v. KEVORKIAN: Kevorkian's Last Stand
NEW JERSEY v. LANDANO: Wrong Man Walking
NEW MEXICO v. GILBERT: Fatal Encounter
NEW YORK v. NELSON - A Community Torn: A Killing in Brooklyn
VERMONT v. GRACE - A Battered Woman's Defense: Fear, Not Anger
THE WADSWORTH CRIMINAL JUSTICE VIDEO LIBRARY:
Featuring hundreds of offerings from Films for the Humanities, the National Institute of Justice, and A&E, among other sources, virtually every topic is represented: including drugs, gun use, police use of force, DNA investigation, domestic violence and abuse, racial profiling, maximum security prisons, inmate life, juvenile crime, women in policing, technology in investigations, and many more.