Death row inmate Tafero comments on unequal sentencing practices and remarks on the inequality of capital punishment judgments. According to Tafero, death row inmates are poor, uneducated minorities. There are numerous jump cut edits that negatively affect the quality of this segment. Produced by WF...
This film consists of numerous shots of prison corridors, cellblocks, solitary confinement wings and recreation areas. There are several frequent edits and poor lighting plagues many of the shots. Produced by WFSU-TV.
This film is a brief interview with Florida Supreme Court Justice Joseph Hatchet. He talks about his family, serving as a Supreme Court Justice, Florida's justice system and the philosophy of utilizing stiff penalties as a deterrent to violent crimes. Produced by WFSU-TV.
A WFST-TV reporter interviews the Hopkins Family, who temporarily houses youths in the Leon County Juvenile Justice system. They comment on their experiences with the children they have supervised and praise the program for its effectiveness. Produced by WFSU-TV.
Judge Joannas of the Leon County Juvenile Court responds to questions from a WFSU-TV reporter regarding differences between adult and juvenile court systems, public defenders, alternatives to incarceration, legislation, community participation and outreach programs. Produced by WFSU-TV.
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