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Readings to Accompany Presentations

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Readings Page 

 

    The Law and Society Committee has accumulated articles, exercises and links to other helpful materials to enhance student learning in connection with the presentations and exhibits that are a part of Law and Society Week.

 

Film Festival

 

SENTENCED HOME

“Refugees of Chaos Cast Out”, Philadelphia Inquirer, 12/20/07

http://www.philly.com/philly/hp/news_update/12924542.html 

 

“Immigration Law as Anti-Terrorism Tool”

Washington Post, 6/13/05

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/12/AR2005061201441.html 

 

“The USA Patriot Act of  2001 -

A Summary of the Anti-Terrorism Law’s Immigration-Related Provisions”

Center for Immigration Studies, December 2001 (pdf version downloadable)

http://www.cis.org/articles/2001/back1501.html 

 

 

 

 

TROOP 1500 

“Criminal Justice System Neglects Children of  Imprisoned Mothers”

Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice Press Room, March 2005

San Francisco, CA

http://www.cjcj.org/press/criminaljustice_system.html 

 

“Women in Prison & Children of Imprisoned Mothers:  Recent Developments in the

United Nations Human Rights System”  (pdf)

http://www.whrnet.org/docs/WiP-Recent-UN-developments-200603.pdf 

 

 

 

THE CHILDREN’S MARCH

“The Civil Rights Movement - Birmingham, Alabama”

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0126872/main.php?pic=rtm&left=rtm¢er=alabama&right=rtm 

 

“Black American History - Birmingham, Alabama”

http://www.africanaonline.com/civil_rights_birmingham.htm 

 

RACE:  THE POWER OF ILLUSION 

“What is Race?  Is Race for Real”  - Excellent interactive site.

http://www.pbs.org/race/001_WhatIsRace/001_00-home.htm 

 

 

 

RACE TO EXECUTION 

“Race and the Death Penalty” _ Amnesty International Report

www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/article.php?did=105 

 

“ABA Focus:  Race and the Death Penalty:”

www.abanet.org/publiced/focus/spr97rac.html 

 

 

SISTERS IN LAW 

“Cameroon Country Report”

International Women’s Rights Action Watch

http://iwraw.igc.org/publications/countries/cameroon.htm 

 

“Domestic Violence Fact Sheet -  United States”

http://www.athealth.com/Consumer/Disorders/DomViolFacts.html 

 

 

 

 

The Nine:  Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court

Excerpts from the book by Jeffrey Toobin

http://www.jeffreytoobin.com/book_detail/?Book=the_nine&Section=Excerpt

 

The Media and the Law

"Media and Public Perceptions of Criminal Justice Public Policy Issues: Bowling for Columbine and Gun Control" by Monica Robbers

http://www.albany.edu/scj/jcjpc/vol12is2/robbers.pdf

 

 

The Snitching Project

"The Real Meaning of Snitching" by Ronald Moten

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/08/17/AR2007081701715.html

Additional readings can be found on the Snitching Project wiki.

 

 

Panel Discussion on Student Warning Signs

"When Student Writing Could Be a Red Flag" by Elizabeth Redden from Insidehigered.com

http://insidehighered.com/news/2007/09/05/writing

"An Ethical and Legal Perspective on the Role of School Counselors in Preventing Violence in Schools" by Mary Hermann and Abbe Finn, Professional School Counseling, Oct. 2002                                          

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0KOC/is_1_6/ai_93700939

"Suicide Lawsuits Put University In a Tight Spot" by Reni Gertner

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4185/is_20060525/ai_n16438545

 

 

"Lost Dreams on Canvas":  Portraits of Murder Victims

"Lost Dreams on Canvas" Exhibit description from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

http://www.pafa.org/lostDreamsOnCanvas.jsp

 

 

What is GIS? 

Geospatial Powerpoint and Flyer discussing the basics of GIS as well as educational and career opportunities

GIS at CCP Overview for ESL Students 10 24 07.ppt

GIS and Geography at CCP Fall 2007 Update.doc

GIS @ CCP Information Sheet 9 17 07.pdf

Additional information available at:  http://faculty.ccp.edu/faculty/jpicardy

 

GIS Crime Mapping Activity

Explore the basics of crime mapping in Philadelphia ~ Activity created for GIS Day

No special software needed ~ however, internet connection is required

JusticeActivity.doc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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