Item Details

Soul of Justice [electronic resource]: Thelton Henderson's American Journey

California Newsreel (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Few judges provoke the ire of conservatives more than Thelton Henderson, Senior Judge of the Federal District Court of Northern California. This program profiles Thelton Henderson's life and career, exploring what his decisions on affirmative action, environmental protection, and prison reform-and the furors that surrounded these decisions-mean for American society. Henderson's rulings, often protecting the constitutional rights of the marginalized, demand close scrutiny of the complex interplay between the law, political power, and social justice.
Release Date
2005
Run Time
60 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 12, 2012.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Thelton Henderson's American Journey
Contents
  • Introduction: Thelton Henderson (1:46)
  • Growing Up (2:18)
  • College (1:37)
  • Kennedy Justice Department (2:37)
  • Developing Relationship with Civil Rights Movement (1:47)
  • Federal Monitor Jailed (1:48)
  • Medgar Evers' Funeral and Aftermath (1:59)
  • Birmingham Civil Rights March (2:11)
  • Birmingham Church Bombing (1:38)
  • Lending Car to King (2:29)
  • Return to California (1:47)
  • Need for Black Lawyers (1:50)
  • Henderson's Work with Black Students (1:54)
  • Carter Pursues Diversified Judiciary (1:58)
  • Henderson's Approach to Court (1:52)
  • Dolphin Case (2:28)
  • Henderson's Court Order in Dolphin Case (1:18)
  • NAFTA and Mexican Tuna Fish Boats (3:09)
  • Challenge for Judge (1:54)
  • Proposition 209 (1:38)
  • Henderson Rejects Prop 209 (2:31)
  • Calls for Impeachment (2:02)
  • Aftermath of Prop 209 (1:06)
  • Drug Diversion Program (2:11)
  • Pelican Bay (1:26)
  • Visit to Pelican Bay (2:23)
  • Pelican Bay Conditions (1:55)
  • Henderson's Pelican Bay Decision (1:40)
  • Henderson Threatens California Prison Takeover (1:39)
  • Prison Health System (2:08)
  • Henderson as Judge (0:55)
  • Credits: Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson's American Journey (2:37)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2005.
Publisher no.
49790 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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