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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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Women Behind Bars: Part 1 Life and Death in Indiana [electronic resource]

More women are in prison in America than anywhere else in the world. Follow Trevor McDonald in this first part of a two-part documentary as he ventures inside two jails that hold some of America's most notorious women criminals, Indiana Women's Prison and the state's Rockville Correctional Facility. Trevor witnesses a world of seduction and manipulation as inmates prey on each other and those who guard them.
Online
2013
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Bill Moyers Journal: Historian Thomas Cahill / Archbishop Desmond Tutu

“We as a country are actually sacrificing children to an evil God,” says historian and death penalty critic Thomas Cahill. In an interview that takes viewers from the Roman Coliseum to death row in Texas, Bill Moyers talks with the author of How the Irish Saved Civilization about capital punishment and its place in American culture. Discussing his most recent project—a book about a young defendant put to death after a questionable trial—Cahill asks us to acknowledge a brutality that lives as much “inside of us” as it does in our legal system. Also on the program: an essay on Pakistan and a look at a past interview with Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Broadcast dates: November 9, 2007, and December 28, 2007. (58 minutes)
Online
2016; 2007
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At Rikers Island, Investing in Decision-Making Lessons for Teens in Trouble (4/10/13)

Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on efforts to keep young people from returning to New York's Rikers Island once they've served their time. A privately financed pubic program utilizes evidence-based behavioral therapy to imbue teens with a sense of greater control over their lives and decisions.
Online
2017; 2013
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Chris Blessinger Talks to Inmates in Segregation

Pendleton Program Director Chris B. walks the Segregation Unit and talks to juvenile inmates who are locked inside their cells.
Online
2018; 2011
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Joseph Lavelle: Interview

GED teacher Joseph L. discusses life on the job inside a maximum-security juvenile prison, his model students, and what it's like to work with teens behind bars.
Online
2018; 2011
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Juvenile Inmate Aaron: Interview Before Court

17-year-old Aaron discusses his upcoming trial, the juvenile system versus the adult criminal justice system, the challenges of detention, and being a repeat juvenile offender.
Online
2018; 2010
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Juvenile Inmate Aaron: Waiver to Adult Aftermath

Following an emotional day in court, 17-year-old Aaron discusses his confusion at being waived from the juvenile system to the adult criminal justice system and accepting a plea agreement he didn't understand.
Online
2018; 2010
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Inside Juvenile Prison: Wrightsman Promotion Hearing

From inside a maximum-security juvenile prison, a juvenile offender goes through the process of petitioning for his release (called the Administrative Review Committee Hearing--ARC), describing his accomplishments while locked up and how drugs and car theft landed him in prison in the first place.
Online
2018; 2001
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Alexander Rankin: Interview

Alexander begins his move from the prison Youth Unit at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility to the adult side of the prison now that he's turned 18.
Online
2018; 2010
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Adam: Interview in Cell

17-year-old Adam C. talks in depth about his first week in adult prison from inside his prison cell.
Online
2018; 2010
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Probation Supervisor Deborah Clayton: Interview 2

Stark scenes inside an empty Juvenile Detention Center Intake Unit where teenagers are brought after being arrested by police, followed by an interview with Intake Detention Officer Deb Clayton. She discusses placement versus detention, how confusing the juvenile system is for teens once they're ensnared, and what a "Code Green" is inside the detention facility.
Online
2018; 2010
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Blade Reed and Bennie Reed: Meeting

Brothers Blade and Bennie Reed have not seen each other in two years, despite the fact they are incarcerated at the same adult prison. This meeting is the first time the two have talked since arriving at the prison.
Online
2018; 2010
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Overcrowded: The Messy Politics of CA's Prison Crisis

Overcrowded: The Messy Politics of CA's Prison Crisis is an exploration of the politics of California's prison overcrowding problem, featuring interviews with state prison officials, local sheriffs, and former inmates. A Reason TV production.
Online
2016; 2014
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Inside Prison: Hoffman Administrative Review Hearing (ARC)

A teenager inside juvenile prison goes before the Administrative Review Committee to fight for his release, discussing his previous offenses that included running away, stealing a car, and dropping out of school.
Online
2018; 2013
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Indianapolis Juvenile Girls Prison Teacher: Interview

Dave Traverse is a teacher at "Girls School," a maximum-security prison for teenage girls in Indiana. He discusses the rewards and challenges of teaching at a large girls prison.
Online
2018; 2010
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Bill Moyers Journal: Bruce Fein and Mark Danner on the Torture Memos / Steve Meacham of City Life/Vida Urbana

How should America react to the Bush-era torture memos released by the Department of Justice? Should the nation reflect and move on or investigate and bring to trial those involved? In this edition of the Journal, Bill Moyers sits down with two people who have been thinking and writing about the morality and legality of America’s actions since 9/11: Bruce Fein, chairman of the American Freedom Agenda, and Mark Danner, who has been reporting on the treatment and interrogation of detainees for The New York Review of Books. Then, Moyers spotlights community organizer Steve Meacham of City Life/Vida Urbana, who is working to halt the tidal wave of evictions and foreclosures plaguing his Massachusetts community. Broadcast date: May 1, 2009. (57 minutes)
Online
2016; 2009
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Kids in the Crossfire

Stacey Dooley travels to Chicago—the murder capital of the U.S.—where almost half of those killed in 2013 were under 25. She meets the Hardmon family, struggling to come to terms with the murder of their 19-year-old daughter Ashley, killed in the crossfire of a gang shooting. In a prison boot camp for young offenders, Stacey gets to know David. He's been in prison four times already, and he's just 19. He got his first gun at 14. Can he really turn his back on the gang lifestyle?
Online
2017; 2014
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Kenneth Howell: Interview

Juvenile inmate Kenneth discusses what it's like being locked up in a maximum-security juvenile prison and why he continues to act out.
Online
2018; 2011
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Benny Reed: Returns to Cell

Footage of Benny Reed returning to his prison cell, general footage in his cellblock, and footage of officers performing a random cell search in a cell next door.
Online
2018; 2010