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Video 1: Eastern State Penitentiary
Description: This C-SPAN video takes students on a tour of the first penitentiary opened in the United States.
Video 2: Tocqueville in Auburn
Description: This C-SPAN video describes Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont’s visit to the Auburn Penitentiary in New York.
Audio 1: Babylon
Description: The early ancient law of Hammurabi that was derived in the city of Babylon
Description: Modern prison farming systems are explained from the perspective of inmates.
Description: This flowchart demonstrates the sequence of events occurring in the criminal justice system from crime through corrections.
Description: This link provides answers to frequently asked questions about juveniles in corrections such as demographics, offenses, and state comparisons.