Video and Multimedia

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Video 1: 5 Common Grounds to “Appeal” a Criminal Case
Description: This brief video covers five common grounds for appealing a criminal conviction.

Video 2: 9th Circuit Rules in Favor of Checkpoint USA
Description: This news story highlights the decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals with regard to a civil rights lawsuit against several police officers with the Tohono O’odham Police Department for an illegal checkpoint operation conducted on December 20, 2002.

Video 3: The Supreme Court | Episode 1 Excerpt | PBS
Description: This excerpt from Episode 1: One Nation Under Law examines the creation of the court and follows it through the brink of the Civil War, paying particular attention to the fourth chief justice of the Supreme Court--John Marshall--and to his successor, Roger Taney.

Video 4: The Supreme Court | Episode 4 Excerpt | PBS
Description: This excerpt from Episode 4: The Rehnquist Revolution investigates how the court has developed in more recent times, with a particular view to the development of the court under the leadership of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist.