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Showing 1 - 10 of 12 titles with a criteria of Subject is Legal History


About Executing Eichmann

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

Counting on Democracy

An examination of the fiasco in Florida in the context of the history of voting rights violations.

Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 57 minutes

Cowboys, Indians, and Lawyers

The story of a pork-barrel project: a dam on the free-flowing Animas River in Colorado.

Bullfrog Films | 2006 | 57 minutes

A Crime on the Bayou

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

An Empire of Reason

What it would have been like if television had covered the ratification process of the US Constitution in 1781.

Icarus Films | 1988 | 58 minutes

Furcy

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

The Intolerable Burden

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

The Loving Story

Oscar-shortlist selection, this is the definitive account of Loving v. Virginia, the landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage. This title has one or more clips.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 77 minutes

The Medicine in Marijuana

What we know, and what we don't know, about the most popular new medicine in the U.S.

Bullfrog Films | 2019 | 35 minutes

Rule of Law

A newly-disabled outlaw and country lawyer in Tennessee lead a class action lawsuit that affects the rights of 55 million people.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 47 minutes