Video Links

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Video 1.1: Three-Strikes Law

Description: After the 1993 murder of a child, many states passed laws to lock up repeat offenders for life, but today those laws are raising new questions about how crime is handled in America.

Video 1.2: Andrea Yates

Description: Where is Andrea Yates now? A peek inside her life in a state mental hospital.

Video 1.3: Michelle Carter Sentencing

Description: Texting suicide case: Michelle Carter sentenced to serve at least 15 months.

Video 1.4: Criminal Justice Ethics

Description: Do laws and policies in the criminal justice system really reflect what the American public wants? A Penn State professor discusses the reality of the prison system, recidivism rates among offenders, and Megan’s Law.