Multimedia Resources

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Video Links

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 Links

Audio 1: Babylon

Description: The early ancient law of Hammurabi that was derived in the city of Babylon

Audio 2: What’s It Really Like to Work in a Prison Goat Milk Farm? We Asked Inmates

Description: Modern prison farming systems are explained from the perspective of inmates.

Web Resources

Web 1: Criminal Justice System Flowchart

Description: This flowchart demonstrates the sequence of events occurring in the criminal justice system from crime through corrections.

Web 2: OJJDP Juveniles in Corrections

Description: This link provides answers to frequently asked questions about juveniles in corrections such as demographics, offenses, and state comparisons.