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Summary: Life in Judge Harry Stone's court starts with a tear (as the gang says farewell to Selma) and a horselaugh (as they welcome wiseacre Flo to the municipal menagerie). Harry and his staff contend with New York's zaniest nuts and dolts: the usual winos, weirdos, hookers and con artists, plus an orangutan, a rock star, a man from Saturn and a gorgeous witch who has Harry under her spell.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NIG

Summary: For the first time on home video come all 43 episodes of the second season starring Reed Hadley as Bart Matthews: a tireless and dedicated public servant who earnestly defends the rights of the indigent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PUB

Rapping, Jonathan

Summary: "Rapping urges us to understand that meaningful criminal justice reform requires a cultural transformation, and that public defenders, serving as the voice of impacted communities, must be at the center of this effort"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.73 RAP

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: An idealistic NYC public defender burned out by the system and on the brink of disbarment, teams up with a former client who draws him into a high-stakes heist, all while the universe is collapsing around them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NAK

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Bart Matthews defends the poor and others who cannot afford an attorney. All episodes are based on actual cases from across the country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Classic Flix 1954

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PUB

Davis, Kevin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 345.773 DAV

Gimenez, Mark.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GIM

Haynes, Keeda J.

Summary: "Just weeks after graduating from the Dean's List from Tennessee State University, Keeda Haynes became an inmate at Alderson Federal Prison Camp, all for a crime she didn't commit. This was never meant to be her story. Her childhood was spent in church, band practice, and Girl Scouts meetings, and when she enrolled at TSU, the path ahead had seemed bright. Then one day her boyfriend had asked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAYNES, KEEDA J. HAY

Margolin, Phillip.

Summary: Peter Hale is a young attorney struggling to make his own mark in his father's venerable law firm when he is presented with the opportunity of a lifetime. During the trial of a multimillion-dollar case, Peter's father, the lead counsel, suffers a heart attack and asks Peter to move for a mistrial until he's feeling better. Peter decides this is his only chance to prove to his father that he is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 1997

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MAR

Summary: This program with Bill Moyers examines the crisis within the American court system. In many parts of the country, funding for already burdened and backlogged courts is being reduced. And public defenders and legal aid attorneys are in short supply, leaving the poor without adequate or timely representation. Yet, few politicians have stepped forward with solutions. In this program, a panel of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Roberts, Lawrence

Summary: "A cinematic history of the largest act of civil disobedience in US history, in Richard Nixon's Washington"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 ROB

Summary: For impoverished citizens of New York City who have been accused of a crime, the New York County Defender Services is a public defense law firm that will fight for their rights to the end: jail or acquittal. This episode of Investigative Reports illustrates the daily frustrations of four public defenders going head to head with the State of New York.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: The vast majority of criminal cases end in plea bargains. No one argues that this is the most just way-only the most efficient. This program examines what happens when the deal is struck: who gets out of jail, who doesn't, and who decides what kind of deal to make. Filmed behind the scenes, deep inside the nation's criminal justice system, it presents an ugly picture that has little to do with...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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