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Courtroom Television Network

Works: 601 works in 748 publications in 1 language and 8,571 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Trials, litigation, etc  Nonfiction films  Drama  History  Documentary television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Legal television programs  Interviews  Historical films 
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Publications about Courtroom Television Network
Publications by Courtroom Television Network
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Most widely held works by Courtroom Television Network
The exonerated ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
The undeniable power of the true stories of six exonerated survivors of death row will engage your emotion, incite your passion, and envelope you in their search for the lost pieces of dignity and the lives that were interrupted. The Exonerated began its journey over the summer of 2000, when authors Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen traveled across the United States, interviewing 40 of the (then) 89 former death row prisoners. They went as far south as Texas and Miami, as far north as Chicago and just about everywhere in between to meet the people whose stories appear in The Exonerated. The interviewees were from vastly different ethnic, religious and educational backgrounds. Their views on the world varied greatly. The only thing that they had in common was that all 40 had been sentenced to death, spent anywhere from 2 to 22 years on death row and were subsequently found innocent and freed by the state
Guerrilla : the taking of Patty Hearst ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
In today's new and scarier age of terrorism, the actions of a small collection of mixed-race, largely middle-class radical leftists fighting against the Vietnam War, racism, and other social ills in the 1970's seem emblematic of the cultural chaos of the era, nothing more. The event of 1974 occurred when a group calling themselves the Symbionese Liberation Army kidnapped19-year-old newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst in Berkeley, California. The crime received nearly round-the-clock coverage, and made the SLA into counterculture superstars. There are gaps in the story but the film contains rare and long unseen newsreel footage, interviews with two SLA members, and offers a fascinating portrait of not only a kind of psychopathic idealism but also a whole era of extraordinary social turmoil
The First Amendment project ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Some assembly required: This film examines the protests during the 2004 Republican National Convention focusing on the disconnect between society's desire for order and the NYPD's overzealous application of force in stamping out potential threats to the placid image of the GOP's "big tent." Mainstream media downplayed the protests to the point of near-invisibility during the convention, so this portrait of articulate protesters serves as a corrective
Unknown white male : a true story by Rupert Murray( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
The true story of how Doug Bruce, successful former stockbroker, loses his memory and struggles to learn who he was and who he will become
The "Rodney King" case : what the jury saw in CA v. Powell ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Presents the key portions of both the prosecution and defense cases. Condenses 150 hours of gavel-to-gavel coverage and includes the 81 second amateur videotape which recorded the events that occurred during the evening of March 3, 1991
Stolen ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Examines the 1990 heist of Vermeer's The concert and several other famous works of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston
Chasing freedom ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
After barely escaping the unspeakable horrors of her Taliban-controlled homeland, Meena arrives in the U.S. only to have her freedoms stripped again. Now she must convince her lawyer and herself that she is worth fighting for. Inspired by a true story
The Nuremberg trial ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
"In 1945, an international court of judges from the U.S., England, France and the Soviet Union tried 22 top Nazi leaders, including Hermann Goering and Rudolph Hess. The defendants were charged with conspiracy, crimes against peace, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Twelve defendants were sentenced to death, seven received prison terms and three were acquitted"--Container
Ghosts of Attica ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Offers an account of America's most violent prison rebellion, its suppression, and the days of torture that ensued. Uses newly uncovered video of the assault, interviews with eyewitnesses who've never spoken before on camera, and footage of inmates and hostages throughout their battles against the state. This film unravels a deep cover-up, and shows how the riot transformed the lives of its survivors. Includes interviews with former inmate, Frank "Big Black" Smith, former guard Mike Smith, and others
Landmark American trials : Scopes trial, 1925 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Examines the historic trial that focused on the teaching of evolution in public schools and the constitutional issues of freedom of speech, separation of church and state, and due process
Landmark American trials : the Scottsboro Boys, 1931 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Examines the trials of nine young black men accused of rape and the atmosphere of racism they faced in the South
Forensic files ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
This 2 volume gift boxed set is for true-crime buffs who love the engrossing blend of detail, mystery and investigation. Follow coroners, physicians, law enforcement personnel, the press and legal experts as they seek solutions to puzzling cases
Landmark American trials : Sacco & Vanzetti, 1921 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Examines the historic murder trial of two Italian immigrants and the political issues of immigration and anarchy that surrounded it
Landmark American trials : Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, 1951 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Examines the trial of the Rosenbergs amid the fear of Communism during the 1950's and their conviction for furnishing information on the atomic bomb to Soviet agents
A question of evidence : the O.J. Simpson hearing by O. J Simpson( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Presents testimony by key witnesses to determine whether there is sufficient evidence to send O.J. Simpson to trial. Shows Court TV broadcast excerpts from the preliminary hearing before Judge Kathleen Kennedy Powell. Includes defense attorneys Gerald Uelman and Robert Shapiro, and prosecutors William Hodgman and Marcia Clark
Landmark American trials ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Some trials are shaped by the tenor and emotions of the era in which they occur, and in turn may reshape prevailing attitudes. The trials of the series Landmark American Trials fall into this category
Murder in room 103 : the death of an American student in Korea-- and the investigators' search for the truth by Harriet Ryan( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
When Jamie Penich, an American exchange student, was found murdered in a shabby motel room in South Korea, a greenhorn detective uncovered a shocking new suspect, exchange student Kenzi Snider, who confessed to killing her during a lesbian encounter
The Scottsboro Boys, 1931 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Examines the trial of nine young black men accused of rape in Alabama in the early 1930's. The trial shows the effect of the political and social forces of racism during that era
The Bosnia war crimes trial by Anne Dorfman( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Atrocities that people thought had disappeared with World War II were suddenly front page news in the 1990's in the Balkan region of Bosnia with death camps, mass executions, deportations and the chilling term "ethnic cleansing." So once again, international law was invoked to bring the criminals to justice. Contains archival footage of the concentration camps, the war crimes trial and testimony by victims of torture and former prisoners of war at the trial
Court TV : you be the judge : 100 incredible, provocative, and fascinating real-life cases by Patrick Sauer( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
A drug dealer gets shot in a hotel parking lot - is the hotel liable' Do workers have a right to organize when they're illegal aliens' Can the KKK march in New York City where there's a law against congregating in masks' YOU BE THE JUDGE! Here is Court TV's riveting compilation of one hundred actual court cases, ranging from the silly to the serious, the outrageous to the offensive, historic to present day. Test your knowledge of law and order, then bang the gavel and judge for yourself how would you rule' Check your verdicts against the courts' and decide: Was justice served, is it blind or just nearsighted' All rise, court is in session!
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