Frontline: Locked up in America- Solitary Nation & Prison State
This is a two film series from Frontline. The first film, Solitary Nation, looks at the growing use of solitary confinement in prisons. The second film, Prison State, explores mass incarceration and some of the results from this practice. The film webpage contains the latest news on these issues and also includes interviews of people of importance in this field.
This collection gives students a chance to explore issues related to corrections. Although the topics covered are considered controversial by some, reviewing the material is an important exercise in critically thinking about corrections and the criminal justice system overall.