Teaching Comparative Government and Politics

Monday, July 26, 2010

Broadcast tomorrow on Mexican judicial system

Caroline Welch, who teaches at the Albany Academies in Albany, New York, pointed out the scheduled broadcast of Presumed Guilty, part of the POV series on PBS.

The scheduled broadcast s Tuesday, 27 July, but my local station hasn't scheduled it yet. If you can't catch a broadcast, the video is online until 4 August.

Presumed Guilty, A film by Roberto Hernández and Layda Negrete
Imagine being picked up off the street, told you have committed a murder you know nothing about and then finding yourself sentenced to 20 years in jail. In December 2005 this happened to Toño Zúñiga in Mexico City and, like thousands of other innocent people, he was wrongfully imprisoned. The award-winning Presumed Guilty is the story of two young lawyers and their struggle to free Zúñiga...

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