Criminal Justice & Law


New! Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn 98 min.

Directed by Ivy Meeropol, this film offers an unflinching look at the infamous attorney Roy Cohn, who prosecuted Meeropol’s grandparents, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, and later argued persuasively for their execution in what became known as the “atomic spies” case. The film examines Cohn’s life as chief counsel to Senator Joseph McCarthy in the late 1950s – when the young Cohn first learned to wiel...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

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! Predator on the Reservation 54 min.

A pediatrician accused of sexually abusing Native American boys for years. This program is an investigation, with The Wall Street Journal, into the decades-long failure to stop a government doctor who moved from reservation to reservation despite warnings.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Right to Fail 54 min.

After decades in institutions, a man with schizophrenia faces violence and death to live on his own. In collaboration with ProPublica, this program is an investigation into a court-ordered effort to move those with mental illness into independent living.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! The Trial of Ratko Mladic 114 min.

Inside the war crimes trial of one of the infamous figures from the Balkan wars of the 1990s. Exclusive access to the trial of Ratko Mladic, accused of masterminding the siege of Sarajevo and the murder of Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Anatomy of Evil 53 min.

What makes a normal person a serial killer? Why do some people like to torture others? Do some of us have evil in our genes? These questions have always kept people curious. The approaches to explaining evil are as diverse as evil itself. The latest science assumes that there are three factors that shape human behaviour: genes, the environment, and the situation. All three factors work together a...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

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