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360 Degrees - Stories

The organization, 360 degrees, has been collecting the stories of inmates, correctional officers, lawyers, judges, parole... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: 360 Degrees
Date Added: Jan 07, 2006 Date Modified: Jun 06, 2013
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Peer Reviews 4.75 rating
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Frontline: An Ordinary Crime

This site "investigates the bizarre case of Terence Garner. It is a story that seems fit for a novel, with unforgettable... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Frontline
Date Added: Jan 13, 2009 Date Modified: Jun 20, 2012
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Peer Reviews 4.75 rating
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Tossing Away the Keys

The Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola, holds more than five-thousand prisoners, mostly African Americans. In the 1970s,... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Sound Portraits
Date Added: Jan 07, 2006 Date Modified: Jul 19, 2010
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Peer Reviews 4 rating
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Frontline: Hot Guns

This site looks at the issue of gun control and gun rights. There are a variety of links to articles which argue the pros... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Frontline
Date Added: Jan 13, 2009 Date Modified: Jun 09, 2010
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Peer Reviews 4.5 rating
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Frontline: Busted - America's War on Marijuana

In this material, "Fronline goes behind the scenes of America's marijuana industry, examining the production, sale, and... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Frontline
Date Added: Jan 13, 2009 Date Modified: Aug 30, 2011
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Frontline: Real Justice

'Homicides, drug arrests, car theft, assault and battery...it's all in a day's work for the prosecutors of Boston's criminal... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: PBS.org
Date Added: Dec 17, 2012 Date Modified: Jun 08, 2013
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Going Home: Cristel's Story

This NPR site features a story regarding a young female prisoner who became a model prisoner when incarcerated. The... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: NPR
Date Added: Jan 07, 2006 Date Modified: May 01, 2009
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Editor Review avg: 4 rating
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Matthew & the Judge: Juvenile Court Diary

Judge Jeremiah, a Rhode Island juvenile court judge, and Matthew, a 17 year old repeat offender, were given tape recorders.... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: NPR
Date Added: Jan 07, 2006 Date Modified: Jun 20, 2012
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Renters Beware

This is a 37 page lesson plan in which students perform three separate lab activities to examine evidence found at the scene... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: American Academy of Forensic Scientists, Court TV
Date Added: Oct 04, 2007 Date Modified: Aug 06, 2013
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Editor Review avg: 4 rating
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Serving 9 to 5: A Correctional Officer's Diary

This site is from a 22 minute program on All Things Considered, entitled Prison Diaries. There are interviews with several... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: NPR
Date Added: Jan 07, 2006 Date Modified: Mar 28, 2013
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