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Summary: Fiona Maye is a High Court judge in London ruling with wisdom and kindness over ethically complicated cases of family law. Fiona is tasked with ruling on the case of Adam, an exceptional boy who is refusing a life-saving blood transfusion. He is three months from his eighteenth birthday and legally still a child. Fiona visits Adam in the hospital and it has an extreme emotional impact on them...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: "Whirlpool" (98 min.) : A woman secretly suffering from kleptomania is hypnotized in an effort to cure her condition. Soon afterwards, she is found at the scene of a murder with no memory of how she got there and seemingly no way to prove her innocence.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Timeless Media Group 2012

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Summary: In a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s, widowed lawyer Atticus Finch agrees to defend a young black man accused of raping a white woman, teaching his children valuable lessons about prejudice and empathy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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Summary: A fiercely independent woman is gang raped, then battles the legal system twice, going after both her attackers and the onlookers whose cheering fueled and encouraged the assault.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2002

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ACC

Summary: American judge Daniel Haywood presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of "legalizing" Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood into making the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Defense attorney Richard Ramsay takes on a personal case when he swears to his widowed friend, Loretta Lassiter that he will keep her son Mike out of prison. Charged with murdering his father, Mike initially confesses to the crime. But as the trial proceeds, chilling evidence about the kind of man that Boone Lassiter really was comes to light. While Ramsay uses the evidence to get his client...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: The investigation of two horrific mass murders leads to the capture and trial of the psychotic pseudo-hippie Charles Manson and his 'family'.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2004

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Summary: Claire Darrow, a lawyer, fights for what's right, regardless of whether it makes her a dime. Naomi, Claire's estranged mother and a lawyer as well, would rather make a profit. They clash on nearly everything, even on the best way to raise Claire's daughter. When a close friend is convicted of stealing from an expensive jewelry store, it's up to Claire to bring justice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Channel 2018

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Summary: A Christian teacher is forced before a judge for honestly answering a question about Jesus in the classroom. With the principal and superintendent joining forces with a zealous civil liberties group, Grace faces an epic court case that could cost her the career she loves and expel God from the classroom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2016

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD God's 2016

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Summary: Inspired by the powerful true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg, On the Basis of Sex depicts a then-struggling attorney and new mother facing adversity in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a ground-breaking case, she knows the outcome could alter the courts' view of gender discrimination. Stronger together, Ruth teams up with her husband, Martin Ginsburg, to fight the case that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

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Summary: Martin Hunter is a high profile laywer who has an impeccable record putting criminals behind bars and is a shoo-in for governor in the upcoming election. But when ambitious rookie journalist C.J. Nicholas begins investigating Hunter for tampering with evidence to secure his convictions, the district attorney's perfect record is up for scrutiny. Commencing a risky game of cat and mouse with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2009

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Summary: Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: The final installment of Stieg Larsson's 'Millennium' trilogy. Lisbeth Salander is fighting for her life in more ways than one. In an intensive care unit and charged with three murders, she will have to not only prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce the same corruptgovernment institutions that nearly destroyed her life. Once upon a time, she was a victim. Now, Lisbeth Salander is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2011

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Summary: Two teenagers from New York City are falsely accused of murder while driving through rural Alabama. To defend them in court, one of them hires his cousin Vinny, a flamboyant personal injury lawyer with no trial experience whatsoever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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Summary: A small-town Michigan lawyer takes on a difficult case: that of a young Army lieutenant accused of murdering the local tavern owner who he believes raped his wife. A gripping, envelope-pushing courtroom drama, Anatomy of a murder was groundbreaking for the frankness of its discussion of sex. More than anything else, it is a striking depiction of the power of words. With its outstanding...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2012

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Summary: Michael 'Mick' Haller is a slick, charismatic Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car. Having spent most of his career defending petty, gutter-variety criminals, Mick unexpectedly lands the case of a lifetime. However, what initially appears to be a straightforward case with a big money payoff swiftly develops into a deadly match between two...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2011

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Summary: Serious and hard-working Harvard Law School student Hart finds he must survive much more than the pressures, all-night cramming and insecurities he expected. He becomes the fearful adversary of Kingsfield, the school's most imperious, witheringly sarcastic yet brilliant professor. Terrorizing some, inspiring others, the professor easily separates the men from the boys by the time the term is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2003

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Summary: A church destroyed. A congregation silenced. A relationship shattered. Yet even in life's darkest valleys, a small flame can light the way toward healing and hope. After a deadly fire rips through St. James Church, Hadleigh University leaders use the tragedy to push the congregation off campus, forcing the church to defend its rights and bringing together estranged brothers for a reunion that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family God's 2018

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Summary: Academy Award winners Al Pacino and Helen Mirren star in this production written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning and Oscar-nominated playwright David Mamet. An exploration of the client-attorney relationship between legendary music producer Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden, who represented Spector during his first trial for murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: True story of Clarence Gideon's fight to be appointed counsel at the expense of the state. This landmark case, Gideon v. Wainright (1963), led to the Supreme Court's decision which extended this right to all criminal defendants.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2007

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Summary: Mike Weiss, a young Houston lawyer and a functioning drug addict, uncovers a health care conspiracy when he takes on a case involving a local ER nurse who contracted AIDS after she was accidentally pricked by a contaminated needle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Millennium Entertainment 2012

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Summary: When an ambitious young lawyer takes on a big case against a powerful and ruthless executive of a large pharmaceutical company, he soon finds himself involved in a case of blackmail and corruption.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Based on the true story of Robert Kearns. The Kearns' were a typical 1960s Detroit family. Bob is a college professor and part-time inventor. When Bob invents a device that would eventually be used by every car in the world, the Kearns' think they have struck gold. But their aspirations are dashed after the auto giants, who originally embraced Bob's creation, unceremoniously shuns him. Ignored,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Flash 2009

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Summary: Michael Clayton is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of the law firm Kenner, Bach, & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder, Marty Bach. Burned out with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture, and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

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