Showing 1 - 10 of 20 titles with a criteria of Subject is Legal History
In 1961, Adolf Eichmann was sentenced to death for crimes against the Jewish people and against humanity. While this judgment was met with consensus on a national level, some spoke out against it.
Icarus Films | 2014 | 60 minutes
The untold story behind the murder trial of Black Panther leader Huey Newton: the landmark case that put racism on the stand.
GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 40 minutes
An examination of the fiasco in Florida in the context of the history of voting rights violations.
Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 57 minutes
The story of a pork-barrel project: a dam on the free-flowing Animas River in Colorado.
Bullfrog Films | 2006 | 57 minutes
Two young men, Gary Duncan, an unjustly arrested Black man and Richard Sobol, his Jewish attorney, take Duncan's case all the way to the Supreme Court to fight for the right of all Americans to a fair trial.
Bullfrog Films | 2021 | 91 minutes
What it would have been like if television had covered the ratification process of the US Constitution in 1781.
Icarus Films | 1988 | 58 minutes
Weaves together two parallel stories about the national movement to decriminalize abortion.
Bullfrog Films | 1995 | 56 minutes
For over 25 years, from 1817 to 1843, Furcy, who was officially considered a slave on Bourbon Island (the former name of Reunion Island), fought to get the highest court in France to recognize his status as a free man.
Cinétévé | 2021 | 52 minutes
One black family's commitment to a quality education, from the pre-1965 time of segregation, through desegregation, and through the recent period of resegregation. **Winner, John E. O'Connor Film Award, American Historical Association**
Icarus Films | 2003 | 56 minutes
A moving and intimate portrayal of one father’s fight to save his son, ithaka exposes the brutal realities of the campaign to free WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Bullfrog Films | 2022 | 106 minutes