The Teacher’s Guide provides a set of lessons and lessons for teachers to use in an academic study of the film and the larger context of the criminal justice system in the U.S. and abroad. It is a mini-course that can cover 3-5 class sessions and includes:

  • Socratic Seminar Discussion Guidelines
  • Research Extensions
  • FAQs about the U.S. Criminal Justice System
  • Learning Objectives
  • National Standards met by the course of study
  • Background on making the film
  • Quotes from the film
  • Related Vocabulary

Additional Resources for more in-depth study