Video and Multimedia
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Video 1: Cruel and Unusual
Description: This C-SPAN video takes students inside the U.S. Supreme Court debate on “cruel and unusual,” and the landmark case Gregg v. Georgia reinstating the death penalty in 1976.
Video 2: Juvenile Offender Gets a New Sentence
Description: This C-SPAN video looks at the U.S. Supreme Court debate on “cruel and unusual,” and the landmark case Gregg v. Georgia making the death penalty legal again in 1976.
Audio 1: Johnny Cash and the Forgotten Prison Blues
Description: This BBC audio documentary examines country music singer Johnny Cash’s influence in the1960s prison reform movement.
Audio 2: Federal Sentencing Practice Talk
Description: This podcast series run by the federal Sentencing Commission illuminates issues common to federal guideline sentencing.
Web 1: Federal Sentencing Projected Impact of the First Step Act 2018
Description: This federal Sentencing Commission study looks at the financial impact of President Trump’s criminal justice reform law, The First Step Act of 2018.
Web 2: Death Penalty Information Center
Description: The nonpartisan DPIC collects all relevant data and latest legal news concerning capital punishment in America.