Covers 14 cases from 1873 to 1973. Includes full text Supreme Court opinions, extended interviews and Supreme Court Justice biographies. Summary: Using the actual Supreme Court decisions, interviews with legal educators and professionals, and historical reenactments, Cases in Controversy examines the cases that shaped an amendment: an amendment that changed life in the United States.
Contents: Strauder v. West Virginia -- Plessy v. Ferguson -- Missouri v. Canada -- Shelley v. Kraemer -- Sweatt v. Painter -- McLaurin v. Oklahoma -- Brown v. Board of education -- Griswold v. Connecticut -- Roe v. Wade
This is an older format (VHS; videocassette), but the library has viewing equipment for playback. Ask at the second floor Circulation/ Reserve Desk to check out viewing and listening equipment. Select Part 2, where you will find discussions on the Bill of Rights, the Constitution's first ten Amendments, and the remaining 17 Amendments in detail.