Powerpoint showing how movies portray the death penalty as clean and smooth which is in contrast to real life death penalty executions. Could be used in the death penalty Forum as part of the discussion concerning whether the death penalty is cruel and unusual punishment.
Good video and transcript included showcasing 4 juveniles who have been sentenced for serious crimes being treated as an adult. Can be used in the classroom forum when we discuss the different ages throughout the states on when a juvenile is old enough to be responsible for a crime.
Great link to video clips of oral arguments and other US Supreme Court cases relevant to criminal law. Good updated information as the first video analysis contained within is dated 12/5/11. Can be used to get updated information on the changes to criminal law as handed down from the court.
Reference material that shows how to use proper BlueBook citation format as this is required in the legal courses. Most students are familiar with APA, but have to switch to BlueBook when taking LSTD courses. Put in Resources link within the course.
Good background information on how the legal system is set up and works. Would be used as a resource material to clear up any questions about what court does what and how different cases take different routes through the legal system.