Multimedia Resources

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Video Links

Video 1: Forever Prison

Description: The history of Guantanamo Bay is reviewed and discussed.

Video 2: Cruel and All-Too-Usual

Description: This graphic real-world clip demonstrates physical punishment of youth in prison custody. (Transcript also available)

Audio Links

Audio 1: Calif. Law Calls for Stricter Prison Cell Phone Rules

Description: The use of smartphones and other cell phones in California prisons is discussed while law makers try to criminalize the use of such contraband.

Audio 2: She Was Ordered to Stay Drug-Free While On Probation. Is It Constitutional?

Description: This podcast explores the legalities surrounding probation conditions related to sobriety.

Web Resources

Web 1: Does the First Amendment End at the Prison Gate

Description: A former inmate’s novel about the prison experience is highlighted in lieu of the First Amendment.

Web 2: Know Your Rights: Medical, Dental and Mental Health Care

Description: The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) describes inmate rights under the Eighth Amendment.