Criminal Justice & Law


New! We Should Expand the Supreme Court: A Debate 64 min.

Since 1869, the U.S. Supreme Court has consisted of nine justices. Nothing in the U.S. Constitution, however, determines the number of justices—that is up to Congress—and in its first 80 years of existence, its membership varied from six to ten. In 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt (D, 1933–45)—angry at the Court's nullification of some of his New Deal programs and claiming the justices were o...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! In the Shadow of 9/11 113 min.

How seven men in Miami were indicted for the biggest alleged al-Qaeda plot since 9/11. This is the bizarre true story of an FBI sting that led to a terror prosecution, though the men had no weapons or connection to al-Qaeda.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! Shots Fired 54 min.

Amid record police shootings in Utah, an investigation into the use of deadly force in the state. With The Salt Lake Tribune, an examination of police training, tactics, and accountability; and racial disparities in the way force is used.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

New! The University 56 min.

Narratives thread together in The University a film following the aftermath of a sexual assault on a college campus. Told through the stories recounted to a Title IX tribunal, The University asks what justice might look like for survivors.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

Sandra Day O’Connor: The First 112 min.

For 191 years the U.S. Supreme Court was populated only by men. When Ronald Reagan nominated Sandra Day O’Connor as the first female justice in 1981, the announcement dominated the news. A pioneer who both reflected and shaped an era, in her 25 years as justice she was the swing vote in cases about some of the 20th century’s most controversial issues—including race, gender and reproductive rights.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

Legalize Psychedelics 53 min.

In 2019, voters in Denver, Colorado, approved a referendum to decriminalize psilocybin, a psychedelic drug that affects perception and cognition. Voters in Oregon and Washington, D.C., followed suit a year later. Proponents of legalizing psychedelics argue that they can be used to treat a broad range of mental and emotional issues, as well as to discover a more profound sense of ourselves. Psyched...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

New to Our Collection! In the Face of Terror 150 min.

In the last 10 years, the number of deaths from terrorism has drastically increased across the globe. Filming in Manchester, Syria, Paris and across the USA, the series explores the incremental spread of terrorism, and its ever-growing impact. How might we survive and adapt in this new age of terrorism?

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

New to Our Collection! In the Face of Terror: Episode 1 52 min.

In November 2012, Jim Foley was taken hostage whilst working in Syria. He is one of a handful of journalists daring to report in Syria as it heads towards civil war. Back in the US, his parents are desperate for information, not knowing if he is dead or alive. In Belgium, another parent, Dimitri Bontinck, is coming to terms with the disappearance of his son. Jejoen Bontinck had grown up in a Chris...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

New to Our Collection! In the Face of Terror: Episode 2 52 min.

In April 2019, nearly five years after Jim Foley's beheading at the hands of Isis executioner Jihadi John, Jim's mother Diane is fighting for justice. The man behind the mask in Jim's execution video is revealed as Mohammed Emwazi from west London. After an international manhunt, he is killed in a drone strike, but his two British accomplices are on the run. In Washington DC, Diane Foley is campai...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

New to Our Collection! In the Face of Terror: Episode 3 52 min.

On 15 March 2019, an anonymous user posts a message on the internet stating that they intend to carry out an attack 'against the invaders' and will live-stream the attack via Facebook. The post is written by Brenton Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian living in New Zealand. After uploading the message, he turns on his body-worn camera and drives to the Al-Noor mosque in Christchurch, where he opens...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020