Multimedia Resources

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Online Audios

Audio 1: The “Shock of Confinement”: The Grim Reality of Suicide in Jail

Description: About 1,000 people die in American jails every year and about a third of those are suicides. Jails often house people who have never been in legal trouble before, and it can have a traumatic effect (3:51)

Online Videos

Video 1: Ethics: Utilitarianism, Part 1

Description: Markovits (Cornell University) gives an introduction to the moral theory of utilitarianism. Utilitarianism is the view that the right moral action is the one that maximizes happiness for all (4:30)

Video 2: Understanding Deterrence and Legitimacy in Law Enforcement

Description: Using deterrence and legitimacy research for effective policing (1:40)

Web Links

Web Link 1: People V Brock Turner

Description: The court documents of the case of Brock Turner

Web Link 2: The CDC on Drunk Driving

Description: The CDC released a report on the proper methods to deter drinking and driving

Web Link 3: Prison Sentencing

Description: Study finds longer prison sentences work as a deterrent, with limits