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Video
1 videodisc (161 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
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 potboiler, 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 supporting cast and influential jazz score by Duke Ellington, it's a Hollywood landmark.
Green Library, Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-105Q-01, LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
2 videodiscs (161 min.) : sd., b&w, col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Disc one: Anatomy of a murder (161 min.)
  • trailer featuring on-set footage. Disc two: interview with Otto Preminger's biographer Foster Hirsch
  • critic Gary Giddins explores Duke Ellington's score in a new interview
  • a look at the relationship between graphic designer Saul Bass and Preminger with Bass biographer Pat Kirkham
  • newsreel footage from the set
  • excerpts from a 1967 episode of Firing Line, featuring Preminger in discussion with William F. Buckley Jr.
  • excerpts from the work in progress Anatomy of "Anatomy"
  • behind-the-scenes photographs by Life magazine's Gjon Mili. Plus: a booklet featuring an essay by critic Nick Pinkerton and a 1959 Life magazine article on real-life lawyer Joseph N. Welch, who plays Judge Weaver in the film.
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 supporting cast and influential jazz score by Duke Ellington, it is an American movie landmark.
Green Library, Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-105Q-01, LAWGEN-105Q-01
Book
xxxv, 432 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
  • Dramatic law series: the genre
  • Foundations of law on television
  • The American criminal justice system
  • Criminal justice: British shows
  • The civil justice system
  • Daytime television judges
  • Lawyers on non-law TV shows.
From Perry Mason and The Defenders in the 1960s to L.A. Law in the 80s, The Practice and Ally McBeal in the 90s, to Boston Legal, Shark and Law & Order today, the television industry has generated an endless stream of dramatic series involving law and lawyers. This new guide examines television series from the past and present, domestic and foreign, that are devoted to the law.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781604423280 20160612
Law Library (Crown)
LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
5 videodiscs (1088 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • disc 1. Second opinion ; Coma ; Blue bamboo ; Family values ; White rabbit
  • disc 2. Competence ; Precious ; Virtue ; Scoundrels ; House counsel
  • disc 3. Guardian ; Progeny ; Rage ; Performance ; Seed
  • disc 4. Wannabe ; Act of God ; Privileged ; Cruel and unusual
  • disc 5. Bad faith ; Purple heart ; Switch ; Pride.
Joining Detective Mike Logan (Noth) and his dedicated colleagues who investigate and prosecute crime is a powerful lineup of guest stars, including Regina Taylor, Edie Falco, Gina Torres and John Cameron Mitchell. Ripped from today's headlines, Law & order is the gripping phenomenon that will captivate you again and again!
Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-105Q-01, LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
2 videodiscs (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
An alcoholic, failed attorney is reduced to ambulance chasing. A friend gives him a supposedly easy malpractice case which turns out to be a last chance at redeeming himself and his career.
Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-105Q-01, LAWGEN-105Q-01
Book
xxi, 361 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
2 videodiscs (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Two competing lawyer join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.
Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-105Q-01, LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
A moving story of a first-year Harvard Law School student who comes to terms with his dreams in America's most competitive school. Hart finds he must survive much more than the pressures, all-night cramming and insecurities he expected. He becomes fearful of a brilliant professor, who terrorizes some, inspires others and who easily seperates the men from the boys.
Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-105Q-01, LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Examines the world of first year students at Harvard Law School.
Law Library (Crown)
LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
High-powered attorney George Simon frantically juggles the scandals, crimes, and crises that pass through the chrome-and-glass doors of his art deco office high in the Empire State Building. Balanced on an ethical tightrope, Simon engages in insider trading and bleeds funds from wealthy clients, while tending to the needs of the less fortunate New Yorkers who come from his own working-class background. A political enemy uncovers a past legal indiscretion and begins disbarment proceedings, causing Simon's socialite wife to seek comfort in the arms of another man. With the unflagging support of his faithful secretary, Simon attempts to exercise his legalistic wizardry to defend his reputation and protect those who rely upon him for justice.
Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-105Q-01, LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
"High-powered attorney George Simon frantically juggles the scandals, crimes, and crises that pass through the chrome-and-glass doors of his art deco office high in the Empire State Building. Balanced on an ethical tightrope, Simon engages in insider trading and bleeds funds from wealthy clients, while tending to the needs of the less fortunate New Yorkers who come from his own working-class background. A political enemy uncovers a past legal indiscretion and begins disbarment proceedings, causing Simon's socialite wife to seek comfort in the arms of another man. With the unflagging support of his faithful secretary, Simon attempts to exercise his legalistic wizardry to defend his reputation and protect those who rely upon him for justice"--Container.
Law Library (Crown)
LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Law Library (Crown)
LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
1 videodisc (approx. 129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Alcoholic, ambulance-chasing attorney inherits an impossible-to-win medical malpractice case. He refuses a settlement and takes the case, and the entire legal system, to court.
Law Library (Crown)
LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
An alcoholic lawyer stumbles upon one last chance to redeem himself by taking on a controversial court case against seemingly insurmountable opposition. Includes original theatrical trailer.
Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-105Q-01, LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
When his wife walks out, Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son have a chance to really get to know each other. Then Ted's wife returns and she wants her son back.
Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-105Q-01, LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
1 videodisc (160 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
"Emotions flare as a jealous Army lieutenant pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife" -- Container.
Law Library (Crown)
LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Story of two lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has aids.
Media & Microtext Center
AMSTUD-105Q-01, LAWGEN-105Q-01
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Story of two competing lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS.
Law Library (Crown)
LAWGEN-105Q-01