Criminal Justice & Law


New! The Scheme 120 min.

The Scheme tells the revealing, no-holds-barred tale of Christian Dawkins, who was convicted in federal court in one of the biggest criminal cases in collegiate sports history. The film chronicles the extensive and unprecedented two- year undercover FBI investigation into college basketball corruption that came to a dramatic climax on September 26, 2017, when a number of top sportswear executives...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

New! Where Justice Ends 51 min.

This documentary sits at the intersection of two important and timely topics of social justice: conditions in the US prison system and the injustices that befall transgender people encountering the law. The film explores why so many transgender people encounter the police, how those encounters often lead to discriminatory treatment, and the inhumane conditions that transgender people all too frequ...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Leaving Neverland 120 min.

Produced and directed by Dan Reed (HBO’s Emmy®-nominated Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks and Terror at the Mall, the two-part documentary Leaving Neverland explores the separate but parallel experiences of two young boys, James “Jimmy” Safechuck, at age ten, and Wade Robson, at age seven, both of whom were befriended by Michael Jackson. They and their families were invited into his...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Leaving Neverland: Part 1 125 min.

Produced and directed by Dan Reed (HBO’s Emmy®-nominated Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks and Terror at the Mall, the two-part documentary Leaving Neverland explores the separate but parallel experiences of two young boys, James “Jimmy” Safechuck, at age ten, and Wade Robson, at age seven, both of whom were befriended by Michael Jackson. They and their families were invited into his...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Leaving Neverland: Part 2 131 min.

Produced and directed by Dan Reed (HBO’s Emmy®-nominated Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks and Terror at the Mall, the two-part documentary Leaving Neverland explores the separate but parallel experiences of two young boys, James “Jimmy” Safechuck, at age ten, and Wade Robson, at age seven, both of whom were befriended by Michael Jackson. They and their families were invited into his...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Crime-Solving with DNA Evidence 55 min.

Retro Report on PBS reports on solving crimes with DNA evidence, drug regulations that stem from a devastating pill, robot ambivalence, and role-playing games as a solution to screen addiction. Andy Borowitz lampoons “no-news.”

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Texting Could Reduce Suicides 55 min.

Retro Report on PBS examines how texting could reduce suicides, surrogate parenthood, the legacy of lead-based paint, and climate help from the Cold War. Andy Borowitz links a river that used to catch on fire to fracking today.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Why Crime Witnesses Fail to Act 54 min.

Retro Report on PBS examines why crime witnesses fail to act, a naval officer who transformed the U.S. military, medical applications for psychedelic drugs, and the voyage of a trash barge that persuaded us to recycle. Andy Borowitz highlights lunar hoax theorists.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Ken Burns Presents: College Behind Bars - A Film by Lynn Novick 220 min.

This four-part series tells the story of a small group of incarcerated men and women struggling to earn college degrees and turn their lives around in one of the most rigorous and effective prison education programs in the United States - the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI). Shot over four years in maximum and medium security prisons in New York State, the programs take viewers on a stark and intimat...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Part Four: Home Is A Work In Progress 56 min.

The debate team faces Harvard. Seniors complete their 100-paged thesis projects. Giovannie is sent to the Special Housing Unit (SHU) and might not finish his project. Students at Taconic and Eastern receive their degrees at graduation.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019