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1.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

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Years before he met Luke and Leia, before he helped overthrow the Emperor, Han Solo started where all heroes start: at the bottom. Join your most favorite scoundrel in the galaxy on an adventure you'll never forget! Throughout his death-defying adventures among the criminal scum of the Star Wars Universe, Han will meet the one who will become his closest ally, Chewbacca! Watch as Han matches wits with the infamous gambler Lando! Follow Han on the journey that will put him on course to his destiny.
DVD
2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Ocean's 8

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Debbie Ocean, the estranged sister of infamous criminal mastermind Danny Ocean, seeks to carry on the family business by plotting an enormous heist on New York's annual Met Gala. After being released from prison, Debbie recruits her best friend Lou to set out and assemble a team of larcenists. This hodgepodge, seven-member team includes everyone from a street pick-pocket, a computer hacker, and a jewelry expert. The women band together to infiltrate the Met Gala and steal a $150 million necklace worn by celebrity Daphne Kluger.
DVDBlu-Ray
2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Fargo: Year 3

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Okey-dokey, watcha got here is the darkly humorous and utterly riveting third season. Ewan McGregor gives one heckuva performance in dual roles as the ₁Parking Lot King of Minnesota,₂ Emmit Stussy, and his younger brother, Ray, a potbellied parole officer with a big chip on his shoulder. The only bright spot in Ray₂s life is Nikki, a not-so-good woman with brains, beauty and a passion for competitive bridge.
DVD
2017
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Suicide Squad

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U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined that only a secret group of despicable individuals with nothing to lose can avert a potential apocalypse. So, she has assembled the world's most dangerous super villains, given them a powerful arsenal of weapons, and sent them off on a suicide mission.
DVD
2016
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Fargo: Year Two

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The second chapter is set in 1979 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Luverne, Minnesota, where young State Police Officer Lou Solverson, recently back from Vietnam, will tackle an all-new 'true crime' case.
DVD
2016; 2015
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Case Histories: Series 2

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Based on the bestselling crime fiction of Kate Atkinson, Jackson Brodie is a good-hearted but tough private investigator based in Edinburgh.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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Wiseguy: Season 1-4

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An FBI agent works undercover in a deadly world of counterfeiting, drugs and racketeering. While working to bring down the Mafia from the inside, he must resist the power and seduction of the world he's sworn to destroy.
DVD
2010; 1990
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Usual Suspects

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Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desperate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Date Night

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An ordinary couple is in the right place, on the wrong night. Phil and Claire Foster are a sensible, suburban husband and wife slogging through their daily lives and marriage. But a case of mistaken identity sets off an outrageous chain of events involving small-time thieves, big-city mobsters, corrupt cops and a crazed cabbie, as the Fosters' 'date night' turns into a wild ride they'll never forget!
DVD
2010
10.

The Death Penalty

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Cases of two men who committed virtually identical murders and were tried in the same courtroom two weeks apart, this program talks with lawyers, prosecutors, jurors and victims to analyze whether the death penalty is working, and how it is applied.
VHS
1993; 1987
Ivy (By Request)
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Exploring Alternatives to Prison and Probation

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When judges pass sentence on convicted criminals, they generally have only two available options: put the offender into prison or put him back on the street with a term of probation. And while, in some cases, these options are sufficient, problems like prison overcrowding, "revolving door" justice, and the high incidence of repeat offenses have caused many people to feel that prison and probation just aren t sufficient tools to do the job. The question is: what would be? This film attempts to answer that question by looking at a range of innovative solutions being tried around the country. We visit five alternative sentencing programs including one in which offenders must perform community service, one which has criminals paying restitution to their victims, and a house arrest progra [...]
Online
1992
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Anna M. Kross

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"Participants: Judge Anna M. Kross, commissioner, New York City Department of Corrections, interviewed by Larry Lesueur and August Heckscher. Topics: Delinquency and mental health."--Longines Chronoscope Interviews, April 23, 1954 (200LW620).
Online
1954
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What Poor Child Is This? [electronic resource]: Poverty and America's Children

If poverty is a serpent, child poverty is its venom. And with an estimated 12 million American children suffering from economic hardship, even the wealthiest society on Earth cannot escape the poisonous effects of poverty. This program examines child poverty in the U.S.: its causes, its agents, and its human impact. Citing facts and findings that contradict the American ethos of upward mobility, the film lays bare the sad reality of what financial deprivation is doing to the nation's young people: eroding family bonds, decreasing literacy, increasing health and addiction risks, raising the specter of mental illness, and putting children disturbingly close to criminal influences. Lack of school readiness (preparation for kindergarten) and poor academic achievement are also examined as [...]
Online
2011
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Healing Neen [electronic resource]

After surviving a childhood of abuse and neglect, Tonier "Neen" Cain lived on the streets for two nightmarish decades, where she endured unrelenting violence, hunger, and despair while racking up 66 criminal convictions related to her addiction. Incarcerated and pregnant in 2004, a community mental health program offered her a way out... and up. Neen's inspiring story, told in this program, illustrates the consequences of childhood household trauma for individuals and society at large - mental health problems, addiction, homelessness, incarceration - and the efficacy of trauma-informed care as a treatment plan. The video features footage of Neen in her current capacity as a nationally known motivational speaker and educator on the devastation of trauma and the hope of recovery.
Online
2010
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The Child Welfare System [electronic resource]: In the Child's Best Interest

Winner of the national Edward R. Murrow Award and several Emmy Awards, this documentary contains extraordinary footage of actual juvenile court proceedings involving sexual abuse - including interviews with the kids and families affected, as well as with the juvenile judges and service professionals charged with helping at-risk kids and families.
Online
2000
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Devon, Kenneth, and Kentrell: Part 1 [electronic resource]

Filmed inside Indiana's Lake County Juvenile Justice Complex, this documentary is one in a series of programs exploring where juvenile crime begins, how it evolves, and what's at stake for kids, families, and professionals in the system. Featured in this episode (the first of two parts) are the stories of Kenneth Gant and his brother, Kentrell - two brothers from Gary, Indiana; and Devon, a young man on the verge of aging out of the juvenile system.
Online
2009
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Devon, Kenneth, and Kentrell: Part 2 [electronic resource]

Filmed inside Indiana's Lake County Juvenile Justice Complex, this documentary is one in a series of programs exploring where juvenile crime begins, how it evolves, and what's at stake for kids, families, and professionals in the system. Featured in this episode (the second of two parts) are the stories of Kenneth Gant and his brother, Kentrell - two brothers from Gary, Indiana; and Devon, a young man on the verge of aging out of the juvenile system.
Online
2009
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Juvenile Process Overview [electronic resource]: Through the System

Caught breaking into cars at a local train station, two teenaged brothers are sent to Lake County Juvenile Complex in Crown Point, Indiana. Both believe they'll be out within a couple of days. But since they are previous offenders with multiple violations, they now face the very real possibility of long-term detention, with their ultimate fate hinging on a series of hearings and evaluations that neither expected to go through. Following the brothers from the night of their intake to their eventual placement in separate residential facilities, this video illustrates with unflinching clarity and detail the procedural challenges that many juvenile defendants face when they are incarcerated. The legal, sociological, and psychological aspects of the case are further examined through one-o [...]
Online
2011
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Children in Crisis [electronic resource]: The Chelsea Felton Story

Since she was a toddler, Chelsea Felton displayed severe behavioral problems that left her mother, Linda, unable to care for her. Dramatic mood swings, violent outbursts, and false calls to emergency 911 operators claiming her mother is dead all led Linda to finally give her child away to the custody of the state. This program covers Chelsea's story from its beginning when her mother makes the wrenching decision to turn her daughter over to the state for care and rehabilitation, her placement at a residential treatment facility, and the follow-up seven years later. Included are interviews with Chelsea and her mother, the family's social worker, placement facility staff, and others.
Online
2003
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Addressing Sexual Misconduct in the Juvenile Corrections Environment [electronic resource]

This program combines exclusive on-the-job footage of corrections staff as they address the challenges of sexual victimization on a day-to-day basis. The addition of unprecedented interviews with incarcerated youth and candid conversations with subject-matter experts makes this video a truly unique training tool. Contains explicit language.
Online
2010