Item Details

To Defend a Killer [electronic resource]

produced by Columbia University Seminars on Media and Society ; producers, Betsy Miller, Martha Elliott ; directed by David Deutsch
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
A panel of American jurists and a philosopher discuss the ethics of criminal justice. The panelists discuss whether lawyers should defend people whom they they know to be guilty and how aggressive should the defense be. They also discuss where to draw the line when it comes to citizens taking matters into their own hands, deterrence versus rehabilitation, and society's right to retribution. Includes commentary by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, defense attorney Jack Litman, and philosopher John Smith of Yale.
Director
David Deutsch
Performers
Moderator, Charles Ogletree ; series host, Fred W. Friendly.
Release Date
1989
Run Time
57 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
high school/college
9-12+
Notes
  • With content drawn from literature, the Bible, European tradition and contemporary American problems, series promotes the use of the Socratic method to build analytical skills and think through ethical dilemmas.
  • Coordinated with "Ethics in America, published by Prentice-Hall, 1989.
Related Title
Ethics in America (Television program)
Series
Ethics in America
Series Statement
Ethics in America ; 2
ISBN
0897765265 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c1989.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
Technical Details
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