Going Home : Teens Reentering SocietyAll former inmates have a hard time adjusting to life outside prison, but teenagers face their own specific set of challenges after doing time. This series shows how that adjustment process often plays out and how its hardships can be minimized. 2-part series, 21 and 23 minutes each.
Prisons : Questioning the SystemFrom mandatory sentencing to capital punishment, America has developed a strong stance on dealing with crime. But are these measures improving society or undermining it? In this series, representatives from the legal system, academia, and community service organizations speak out about the system that many approve of as practical and timely-and others condemn as misguided and a failure of humanity. 2-part series, 29 minutes each.
Supermax : Life in a Super-Maximum Security PrisonPromoting greater public safety and punishment that better fits the crime, legislators are pressing for tougher sentencing and prisons that bear no resemblance to country clubs. But dehumanized to the point of despair and even insanity, many inmates being returned to the streets from supermax prisons are angry and psychotic. This explosive two-part series featuring ABC News anchor Ted Koppel scrutinizes the impact of supermax on convicts, prison staff, and society itself. 2-part series, 40 minutes each.